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Selenium in Nutrition and Health
by Peter F. Surai

Selenium in Nutrition and Health provides up-to-date information about selenium as an integral part of integrated antioxidant systems in the animal and human bodies responsible for maintaining health.

The book contains practical advice in relation to effective usage of selenium supplements, including optional forms and doses.

In addition, Selenium in Nutrition and Health combines fundamental information on selenium biochemistry and metabolism in a clear and understandable way. It also presents the most recent findings, unresolved puzzles and future directions for selenium research.

Contents

  1. Antioxidant systems in animal body
  2. Molecular mechanisms of Se action: selenoproteins
  3. Selenium in food and feed: selenomethionine and beyond
  4. Selenium and immunity
  5. Selenium and semen quality
  6. Selenium and mycotoxins
  7. Selenium in poultry nutrition
  8. Selenium in pig nutrition
  9. Selenium in ruminant nutrition
  10. Selenium in nutrition of other animals: horses, dogs, cats, and fish
  11. Selenium and human health
  12. Se-enriched eggs, milk and meat as functional foods and a solution to selenium deficiency
  13. Antioxidant-prooxidant balance in the intestine: from health gut - to general health
  14. Conclusions: looking ahead

Index

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Selenium in Nutrition and Health
by Peter F. Surai
2006 974 pages $149.95 + shipping
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