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Changes in Indices of Selenium Status in Men on Low, Medium, and High Intakes

  • T. Fox
  • C. Atherton
  • S. Fairweather-Tait
  • J. Dainty
  • J. Lewis
  • M. Baxter
  • H. Crews
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Conclusion

Erythrocyte and plasma GSHPx were not sensitive to large changes in selenium intake over a six week period but might change over a longer time. Conversely, plasma selenium concentration and platelet GSHPx activity were more sensitive indicators of a change in selenium status. Exchangeable pool size estimates did change as a result of changes in selenium intake and correlated with changes in plasma selenium concentrations.

Keywords

GSHPx Activity Selenium Status Selenium Intake Recommend Daily Allowance Plasma Selenium 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Fox
    • 1
  • C. Atherton
    • 1
  • S. Fairweather-Tait
    • 1
  • J. Dainty
    • 1
  • J. Lewis
    • 2
  • M. Baxter
    • 2
  • H. Crews
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Food ResearchNorwichUK
  2. 2.MAFF CSL Food Science LaboratoryNorwichUK

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