Metabolism of Selenium

  • Raymond J. Shamberger
Part of the Biochemistry of the Elements book series (BOTE, volume 2)


Selenium is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract to various extents, and the distribution within the body varies with the species and with the chemical form and the amount of the element ingested.


Lipid Peroxidation Glutathione Peroxidase Heme Oxygenase Sodium Selenite Selenium Deficiency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raymond J. Shamberger
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  1. 1.The Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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