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Selenoproteins and maternal nutrition.
Selenium (Se) is an essential trace element of fundamental importance to health due to its antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and chemopreventive properties attributed to its presence within at least 25Expand
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Selenium affects the expression of GPx4 and catalase in the liver of chicken.
A total of 128 chickens (Gallus gallus, broilers) were used to investigate the effect of organic selenium (Se) in expression of catalase (CAT) and phospholipid hydroperoxidase 4 (GPx4) genes. ThereExpand
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Influence of organic selenium supplementation on the accumulation of toxic and essential trace elements involved in the antioxidant system of chicken
The aim of the study was to investigate the interactions between selenium (Se) and various trace elements, both toxic and essential, involved in the antioxidant system. A total of 128 day-old chicksExpand
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Effects of different dietary sources and levels of selenium supplements on growth performance, antioxidant status and immune parameters in Ross 308 broiler chickens
ABSTRACT 1. Although different impacts of various sources of selenium (Se) on chicken performance have been largely studied, there is a lack of comparative experiments studying the effects of theseExpand
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Selenium, Selenoproteins, and Female Reproduction: A Review
Selenium (Se) is an essential micronutrient that has several important functions in animal and human health. The biological functions of Se are carried out by selenoproteins (encoded by twenty-fiveExpand
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The role of selenium in cadmium toxicity: interactions with essential and toxic elements
1. The study was part of a project designed to investigate if organic selenium (Se) can ameliorate the toxic effects of cadmium (Cd). The main objective of the present study was to investigate, inExpand
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The role of organic selenium in cadmium toxicity: effects on broiler performance and health status.
This work was part of a project designed to assess whether organic selenium (Se) can protect against the toxic effects of cadmium (Cd). A total of 300 1-day-old, as hatched, broilers were randomlyExpand
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PHYSICOCHEMICAL CHANGES OF OLIVE OIL AND SELECTED VEGETABLE OILS DURING FRYING
The performance of olive oil during intermittent frying of potato slices and cod fillets was compared to those of selected vegetable oils (corn, olive-residue and 50/50 mixture of olive and cornExpand
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Effects of increasing dietary organic selenium levels on meat fatty acid composition and oxidative stability in growing rabbits.
The effects of dietary organic selenium (Se) addition at 0.1, 0.5 and 2.5mg/kg vs. an unsupplemented basal diet (BD) on performance, fatty acid (FA) composition and oxidative stability were studiedExpand
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Influence of dietary benzoic acid addition on nutrient digestibility and selected biochemical parame
Abstract The effects of two inclusion levels of benzoic acid (5 and 20 g/kg diet; B5 and B20, respectively) vs. a control (C) and an antibiotic (tiamulin) supplemented (A; 150 mg/kg) diet on nutrientExpand
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