Selenium Content of Omnivorous and Vegetarian Diets


Affiliations

  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, United States

Abstract

Interest in the biological significance of selenium was initially confined to its toxic effect on animals. Toxicity of this element in animals was first demonstrated in 1842. Attention became focused upon the physiological rather than the toxicological role of selenium in 1957.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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