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Selenious acid

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Selenious acid: A nonmetallic chemical element found in trace amounts in human body. Selenium is biologically active in the form of selenocompounds, mostly selenoproteins such as glutathione peroxidase and thioredoxin reductase (enzymes responsible for detoxification). Alone or in combination with Vitamin E, selenocompounds act as antioxidants, scavenging free radicals, which may contribute to the development of premature aging and chromosomal mutations associated with tumorigenesis. In a chemopreventive capacity, selenocompounds block the induction of protein kinase C. Selenium also prevents blood clots by inhibiting platelet aggregation and may augment immune system functions. (NCI04)
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Selenious acid: A selenium compound used as a source of SELENIUM, especially for patients that develop selenium deficiency following prolonged PARENTERAL NUTRITION.
Source: MeSH 2007

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