Immune responses in rats supplemented with selenium.

  title={Immune responses in rats supplemented with selenium.},
  author={Loren D. Koller and Jerry H Exon and Patricia A Talcott and Carl A. Osborne and Gerry M. Henningsen},
  journal={Clinical and experimental immunology},
  volume={63 3},
It is generally accepted that Selenium (Se) is necessary for optimum performance of the immune system. Selenium deficiency results in immune suppression but little is known concerning the effect of excess Se on immune function. Recent evidence suggests that oral Se supplementation may impede oncogenesis, but the mechanism of this action is currently unknown… CONTINUE READING