Paper Summary by Ms Claire Weekley
Which form is that? The importance of selenium speciation and metabolism in the prevention and treatment of disease
The chemical form of selenium is key to its anti-cancer and other disease-prevention activities. We have reviewed the various antioxidant and prooxidant actions of dietary selenium supplements and their metabolic products to provide an up-to-date summary of the link between the chemical properties and the biological activities of selenium compounds.
Authors: Weekley, CM, Harris, HH
Chemical Society Reviews, 42 (23), 8870-8894 (2013)