Selenium and Body Health

Yuan Chen, Qingshan Li

Abstract


Selenium is one of body micronutrients, which has a very close relationship with body health. Selenium is blessed with many important functions on biology, to certain category, such as protecting cells complete, keeping cells functions of physiology and biochemistry normal, improving the synthesis of cell DNA and RNA, participating the synthesis of ubiquinone and improving antibody developing, and effecting endocrine function in body. Selenium is closely connected with many diseases, mainly cancer, kashin-beck disease and keshan disease with deep study. Here, the relationship of selenium and body health is being reviewed.


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