Further Reading

Allan CB, Lacourciere GM, and Stadtman TC (1999) Responsiveness of selenoproteins to dietary selenium. Annual Review of Nutrition 19: 1-16.

Arthur JR, McKenzie RC, and Beckett GJ (2003) Selenium in the immune system. Journal of Nutrition 133: 1457S-1459S.

Beck MA, Levander OA, and Handy J (2003) Selenium deficiency and viral infection. Journal of Nutrition 133: 1463S-1467S.

Behne D and Kyriakopoulos A (2001) Mammalian selenium-containing proteins. Annual Review of Nutrition 21: 453-473.

Broome CS, McArdle F, Kyle JAM et al. (2004) An increase in selenium intake improves immune function and poliovirus handling in adults with marginal selenium status. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 80: 154-162.

Brown KM and Arthur JR (2001) Selenium, selenoproteins and human health: A review. Public Health Nutrition 4: 593-599.

Driscoll DM and Copeland PR (2003) Mechanism and regulation of selenoprotein synthesis. Annual Review of Nutrition 23: 17-40.

Ellis DR and Dalt DE (2003) Plants, selenium and human health. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 6: 273-279.

Hatfield DL (ed.) Journal of Trace Elements in Experimental Medicine. Selenium: Its Molecular Biology and Role in Human Health. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic.

Lyons G, Stangoulis J, and Graham R (2003) High-selenium wheat: Biofortification for better health. Nutrition Research Reviews 16: 45-60.

Rayman MP (2000) The importance of selenium to human health. Lancet 356: 233-241.

Reilly C (1996) Selenium in Food and Health. London: Blackie Academic & Professional.

Schrauzer GN (2000) Selenomethionine: A review of its nutritional significance, metabolism and toxicity. Journal of Nutrition 130: 1653-1656.

Tapiero H, Townsend DM, and Tew KD (2003) The antioxidant role of selenium and seleno-compounds. Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy 57: 134-144.

Whanger PD (1998) Metabolism of selenium in humans. Journal of Trace Elements and Experimental Medicine 11: 227-240.

WHO Task Group on Selenium (1987) Selenium, Environmental Health Criteria 58 Geneva: WHO.

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