Selenium

Influence of selenised dairy proteins on biomarkers of colon cancer risk

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Selenium is an essential trace element for mammals, and a component of at least 25 selenoproteins which incorporate the amino acid selenocysteine (Sec). These proteins include a number with oxido...

SELENIUM: Important Health Benefits from an Overlooked Trace Mineral

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The article focuses on the health benefits and properties of selenium. Selenium contains selenoproteins and antioxidants that protects the body from reactive oxygen species and regulates nuclear ...

Selenium Supplementation Enhances Low Selenium Levels and Stimulates Glutathione Peroxidase Activity

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Selenium Supplementation Enhances Low Selenium Levels and Stimulates Glutathione Peroxidase Activity in Peripheral Blood and Distal Colon Mucosa in Past and Present Carriers of Colon Adenomas

Abstract: Selenoproteins such as glutathione peroxidases (GPx), thioredoxin reductases (TrxR), and selenoprotein P (SePP) contain molecular selenium in form of selenocysteines within their active...

SELENIUM This Versatile Mineral Bolsters Antioxidant Defenses and Immune Health, and May Help to Prevent Cancer

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The article provides information about selenium, a mineral that boosts the immune system and helps prevent cancer in several distinct ways. The United States National Research Council set the rec...

Serum Selenium Level and Prostate Cancer: A Case-Control Study

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Selenium is a potential chemopreventive agent against prostate cancer. This study sought to evaluate and compare the serum selenium level in men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer and noncancer...

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