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The effect of dietary sources of selenium on its absorption and metabolism in man. - AN0514

Description
The relationship between form of selenium, its absorption and metabolism will be determined in healthy human subjects. Biochemical measures of selenium status will be related to selenium turnover and body pool sizes. The results will be used to estimate selenium requirements and provide dietary recommendations for selenium.
Objective
To assess how the dietary form and level of selenium influences selenium metabolsim, and thus to provide information needed to determine dietary requirements for selenium.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1994

To: 1999

Cost: £285,344
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Central Science Laboratory
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