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  • noun biochemistry Any of many proteins that includes a selenocysteine residue


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  • Furthermore, TH affected the mRNA levels for several enzymes involved in selenoprotein biosynthesis as well as serum selenoprotein P concentrations and the expression of other antioxidative selenoproteins.

    Elites TV PLoS ONE 2010

  • This prompted us to test the reciprocal effect, i.e., if TH status would also regulate selenoprotein expression and selenium levels.

    Elites TV PLoS ONE 2010

  • "Our in vitro and in vivo findings consistently demonstrate that sodium selenite supplementation induces an increase in the activity of GPx-1, a selenoprotein prominent in antioxidant defense and cardiovascular protection," wrote the researchers.

    NutraIngredients RSS 2008


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