"Selenium" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An element with the atomic symbol Se, atomic number 34, and atomic weight 78.97. It is an essential micronutrient for mammals and other animals but is toxic in large amounts. Selenium protects intracellular structures against oxidative damage. It is an essential component of GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Selenium" by people in Profiles.
Lee N, Carlisle AE, Kim D. Examining xCT-mediated selenium uptake and selenoprotein production capacity in cells. Methods Enzymol. 2022; 662:1-24.
Carlisle AE, Lee N, Matthew-Onabanjo AN, Spears ME, Park SJ, Youkana D, Doshi MB, Peppers A, Li R, Joseph AB, Smith M, Simin K, Zhu LJ, Greer PL, Shaw LM, Kim D. Selenium detoxification is required for cancer-cell survival. Nat Metab. 2020 07; 2(7):603-611.
Liu F, Liu H, Liu R, Xiao C, Duan X, McClements DJ, Liu X. Delivery of Sesamol Using Polyethylene-Glycol-Functionalized Selenium Nanoparticles in Human Liver Cells in Culture. J Agric Food Chem. 2019 Mar 13; 67(10):2991-2998.
Maroney MJ, Hondal RJ. Selenium versus sulfur: Reversibility of chemical reactions and resistance to permanent oxidation in proteins and nucleic acids. Free Radic Biol Med. 2018 11 01; 127:228-237.
Nelson SM, Shay AE, James JL, Carlson BA, Urban JF, Prabhu KS. Selenoprotein Expression in Macrophages Is Critical for Optimal Clearance of Parasitic Helminth Nippostrongylus brasiliensis. J Biol Chem. 2016 Feb 05; 291(6):2787-98.
Yogaratnam D, Miller MA, Ross B, DiNapoli M. Nutrition as medical therapy. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2014 Jun; 26(2):277-87.
Smith AD, Cheung L, Beshah E, Shea-Donohue T, Urban JF. Selenium status alters the immune response and expulsion of adult Heligmosomoides bakeri worms in mice. Infect Immun. 2013 Jul; 81(7):2546-53.
Smith AD, Botero S, Shea-Donohue T, Urban JF. The pathogenicity of an enteric Citrobacter rodentium Infection is enhanced by deficiencies in the antioxidants selenium and vitamin E. Infect Immun. 2011 Apr; 79(4):1471-8.
Eaton CB, Abdul Baki AR, Waring ME, Roberts MB, Lu B. The association of low selenium and renal insufficiency with coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality: NHANES III follow-up study. Atherosclerosis. 2010 Oct; 212(2):689-94.
Arum SM, He X, Braverman LE. Excess iodine from an unexpected source. N Engl J Med. 2009 Jan 22; 360(4):424-6.