Selenium

Selenium Biochemistry and Cancer: A Review of the Literature

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In recent years, the role of selenium in the prevention of a number of degenerative conditions including cancer, inflammatory diseases, thyroid function, cardiovascular disease, neurological dise...

The Prevalence of Low Selenium Levels in Adult Patients Undergoing Bone Marrow Transplantation: A Brief Communication

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Selenium (Se) is an essential trace element, and its deficiency is considered to be important in various types of cancer. There are just a few data regarding this issue among adult patients with ...

Induction of Phase II Enzyme Activity by Various Selenium Compounds

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Abstract: Twenty-seven selenium compounds and sixteen structurally related organosulfur compounds were tested for quinone reductase (QR) and glutathione-S-transferase (GST) inducing activity in m...

Selenium & Cholesterol

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The article discusses the 2000-2001 United Kingdom (UK) National Diet and Nutrition Survey which found out that people with high selenium levels also exhibit high levels of low-density lipoprotei...

Bioavailability of Selenium from Foods

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Selenium (Se), an essential nutrient, is needed for activity of several important proteins. Additionally, the consumption of Se in amounts that exceed the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) may ...

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