Encyclopedia of Metalloproteins

2013 Edition
| Editors: Robert H. Kretsinger, Vladimir N. Uversky, Eugene A. Permyakov

Selenium and Muscle Function

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-1533-6_452

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Definition

Selenium deficiencies have been linked to different forms of cardiac and skeletal muscle diseases in human and livestock, and selenium supplementation has been proved to be protective against the emergence of these disorders. Selenium is incorporated as selenocysteine into several enzymes that play a critical role in oxidative-reduction homeostasis. Several of these enzymes are supposed to play important...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UPR ARN du CNRS, Université de Strasbourg, Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et CellulaireStrasbourgFrance