, Volume 39, Issue 3, pp 293–294 | Cite as

Elimination of selenium compounds by mice through formation of different volatile selenides

  • S. Jiang
  • H. Robberecht
  • D. Vanden Berghe
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The chemical form of added selenium determines the amount and the species of selenide metabolites in the breath of mice. Exhalation seems to be a minor form of selenium elimination.


Selenium Selenide Chemical Form Minor Form Selenium Compound 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Jiang
    • 1
  • H. Robberecht
    • 1
  • D. Vanden Berghe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and MedicineUniversity of Antwerp (U.I.A.)WilrijkBelgium

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