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Selenium deficit and metabolism

Vania Mihova Pepelyasheva, Dobrina Pepeliasheva


Selenium is an essential trace element for the human body. As such, its deficiency affects different metabolic processes and is associated with various disease states. The ingestion of selenium in the form of selenocysteine and selenomethionine considerably affects the biochemical profile of thyroid gland complaints as the level of effectiveness is highly influenced by the therapeutic scheme. At the same time the toxicity of the element, the selenium stress felt by prokaryotic and eukaryotic microbial cells at high doses of selenium and its accumulation during prolonged use should be taken into account.


селен, метаболизъм,селенов дефицит, селеноза, заболявания, селенов стрес.

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