2012

Selenium

Its Molecular Biology and Role in Human Health

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-1024-9 (Print) 978-1-4614-1025-6 (Online)

Table of contents (45 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

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    Pages 1-19

    History of Selenium Research

  3. Selenocysteine biosynthesis and incorporation into protein

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      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-31

      Selenocysteine Biosynthesis and the Replacement of Selenocysteine with Cysteine in the Pathway

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      Pages 33-46

      Molecular Mechanism of Eukaryotic Selenocysteine Incorporation

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      Pages 47-59

      SECIS-Binding Proteins Regulate the Expression of the Selenoproteome

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      Pages 61-72

      A Ribosomal Perspective on the Mechanism of Selenocysteine Incorporation

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      Pages 73-83

      Chemical Basis for the Use of Selenocysteine

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      Pages 85-93

      Evolutionary Basis for the Use of Selenocysteine

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      Pages 95-105

      Selenocysteine Lyase: Mechanism, Structure, and Biological Role

  4. Selenoproteins and selenoproteins in health

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      Pages 107-107

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      Pages 109-123

      Selenoproteins and Selenoproteomes

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      Pages 125-136

      Structural Characterization of Mammalian Selenoproteins

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      Pages 137-152

      Selenoproteins: Hierarchy, Requirements, and Biomarkers

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      Pages 153-165

      Selenoproteins and the Thioredoxin System

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      Pages 167-180

      Selenoproteins of the Glutathione Peroxidase Family

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      Pages 181-195

      Glutathione Peroxidase-4

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      Pages 197-203

      Selenoprotein M

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      Pages 205-219

      Selenium Transport in Mammals: Selenoprotein P and Its Receptors

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      Pages 221-234

      Selenoproteins in the Endoplasmic Reticulum

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      Pages 235-248

      Selenoproteins in Nervous System Development, Function, and Degeneration

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      Pages 249-259

      Selenoproteins in Cardiovascular Redox Pathology

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      Pages 261-270

      Glutathione Peroxidase 1 and Diabetes

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