1. Analysis of livers and kidneys from 28 horses for cadmium, zinc and metallothionein showed low cadmium content in liver. There was a gradual increase in cadmium content in kidney with age. 2. Metallothionein values varied with zinc content in the liver and with cadmium content in the kidney; copper values did not vary in either tissue. 3. Metallothionein was localized mainly in the cytoplasm in liver and kidney of horses by immunohistochemistry.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part C, Comparative|
|State||Published - 1989|
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