Selenium

Differential Effects of Selenium on Benign and Malignant Prostate Epithelial Cells

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Differential Effects of Selenium on Benign and Malignant Prostate Epithelial Cells: Stimulation of LNCaP Cell Growth by Noncytotoxic, Low Selenite Concentrations

We examined the hypothesis that nontoxic concentrations of selenium induce apoptosis and growth inhibition selectively in prostate cancer cells but not in benign prostate cells. Nontumorigenic BP...

Selenium, immune function and resistance to viral infections

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Selenium (Se) is an essential micronutrient that, through its incorporation into selenoproteins, plays a pivotal role in maintaining optimal health. Insufficient intake of Se enhances predisposit...

Selenium, Folate, and Colon Cancer

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Selenium is an essential trace element that has been implicated in cancer risk; however, study results have been inconsistent with regard to colon cancer. Our objectives were to 1) investigate th...

Prevalence and Risk Factors For Lower Selenium Status Among Adult White Males in the USA

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Objectives: To establish the prevalence of lower serum selenium status (<106 ng/mL) among the adult white American male population, to determine whether certain social, economic, geographic,physi...

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