Biochemical Characterization of Selenium Deficiency in China
Dietary selenium intake varies greatly throughout the world for geographic, cultural, and economic reasons. The selenium content of food plants reflects the soil content and the availability of the element. Thus people at greatest risk for selenium deficiency are people living in areas where soil selenium availability is low who eat only food produced locally.
KeywordsSelenium Concentration Glutathione Peroxidase Activity Selenium Deficiency Selenium Content Selenium Supplementation
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