2016
DOI: 10.1590/1806-9061-2016-0299 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: KeywordsLead poisoning, humic acid substances, thyroid gland, chicken.Submitted: April/2016 Approved: August/2016 ABSTRACT Lead (Pb) is a heavy metal, which adversely affects thyroid gland function and structure. Due to its high molecular weight and abundant functional groups, humic acid substances (HAS) can form chelates with heavy metals. The experiment was conducted to evaluate the prophylactic effect of HAS on thyroid hormone levels and histopathological lesions of laying hens exposed to lead (Pb) pois… Show more

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