selenomethionine


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se·le·no·me·thi·o·nine

(sĕ-lē'nō-me-thī'ō-nēn),
Methionine containing selenium in place of sulfur.
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Whereas other 3 groups (T-2, T-3, T-4) were fed with basal diet + 125mg/kg vitamin E ([alpha]-tocopherol acetate) (T-2), basal diet + 0.5 mg/kg Selenium (selenomethionine) (T-3) and basal diet + 125 mg/kg Vit E + 0.5 mg/kg Se (T-4), respectively (Table I).
It is found in body tissue principally as selenomethionine (SeMet) or as selenocysteine (SeCys), the latter found in selenium, glutathione peroxidase (GSHPx).
Effects of dietary Selenomethionine supplementation on growth performance, antioxidant status, plasma selenium concentration, and immune function in weaning pigs.
SY contains inorganic forms of Se such as selenium acid, selenium and organic forms of Se such as selenomethionine (SM), selenocystine, selenohomocysteine, methylselenol, and trimethylselenonium.
Selenomethionine: a review of its nutritional significance, metabolism and toxicity.
Organic forms of Se, like selenomethionine (SeMet) and selenocysteine (SeCys) were more effective than inorganic forms ([Se.sup.4+] and [Se.sup.6+]), which is inverse of the Sharma and Davis [82] results in goldfish.
Six studies found a significant reduction of antibodies after supplementation of sodium selenite or selenomethionine. (20-25) However, the quantities supplemented (80[micro]g to 200[micro]g/day), as well as the duration of the studies (3, 6 or 12 months), varied greatly.
Chickens in each group were fed with feed containing 0.3 mg Se/kg of following enrichments: sodium selenite, selenium-enriched yeast, selenomethionine, and nano-selenium for 40 days.
(1980) found that selenate was more easily transported than selenite and the organic Se selenomethionine (SMT), Terry et al.
In the present study, GMS-10 and DBTRG-05MG human GBM cell lines were used as a model to examine selenium entering the cell, cell proliferation, cytotoxicity, DNA fragmentation and Ki-67 protein expression in selenomethionine treated and non-treated groups.
Insects acquire Se from water and food, where it can occur in a number of different forms (primarily sodium selenate, sodium selenite, selenomethionine, and selenocystine).