selenium


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Synonyms for selenium

a toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium

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Selenium in the cell functions as an antioxidant, protecting the organism against the harmful effects of free radicals.
5 years who were randomly assigned to receive vitamin E, selenium, vitamin E and selenium, or placebo.
The second aliquot for selenium was collected in plain bottles.
While selenium can be found in foods such as Brazil nuts, pinto beans, and beef, the amount of selenium that is obtained from our diet is highly uneven.
Under the supervision of ANSTO Ecotoxicologist Dr Tom Cresswell, Vinod has used whole-plant imaging of radioactive selenite and selenate to determine where the selenium is accumulating in two edible plants, vitamin greens (Brassica rapa cv.
Selenium is a standout amongst the most well known robotization testing systems that are as of now being used all around the world.
Comment: To my knowledge, this is the first randomized, controlled clinical trial using selenium for CIN 1.
Animals were examined for signs of clinical or sub-clinical deficiency or toxicity of Selenium.
About two dozen proteins in the body contain selenium, a nonmetallic chemi cal element.
manufacturers began adding selenium to infant formula after the Institute of Medicine recognized selenium to be an essential nutrient for infants in 1989, and currently, all infant formulas on the U.
Serum levels of selenium were performed on hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometer (ContrAA 700).
In an earlier study, selenium supplements raised the risk of aggressive prostate cancer in men who already had high levels.
Higher levels of the mineral selenium are associated with a decreased risk of bowel cancer, North East experts have found.
In ruminants, the highest degree of selenium absorption occurs in the small intestine, mainly in the duodenum.