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Elevated selenium concentrations in Seronorm Trace Elements Serum (Level 2)

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Townsend, AT and Featherstone, AM and Chery, C and Vanhaecke, F and Kirby, J and Krikowa, F and Maher, W and Jacobson, GA and Peterson, GM (2004) Elevated selenium concentrations in Seronorm Trace Elements Serum (Level 2). Clinical Chemistry, 50 (8). pp. 1481-1482.

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Abstract

Selenium is an essential trace element in humans, the majority of it occurring in selenoproteins. These proteins have several known physiologic functions; they are important antioxidants, maintain normal thyroid function, and are thought to play a role in inhibiting tumor growth. There has been considerable interest in studying selenoproteins in serum because the selenium concentrations reported for many populations are less than those required for optimum activity of selenoenzymes. This may have both long- and short-term consequences for human health.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Clinical Chemistry
Page Range: pp. 1481-1482
Identification Number - DOI: 10.1373/clinchem.2004.034579
Additional Information: Definitive version available at http://www.clinchem.org/
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:12
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/569
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