Table 2

Effect of Se-methylselenocysteine or triphenylselenonium chloride on the number of IDP lesions in the mammary gland of rats given MNU

TreatmentSize distribution of IDP lesionsTotal no. of IDP lesions
No. of rats≤10 sections11–20 sections21–30 sections31–40 sections>40 sections
None681410131257
Se-methylselenocysteine63645523a
Triphenylselenonium chloride6162074653
  • a P < 0.05 compared with the control group.