Organoselenium Compounds as Phytochemicals from the Natural Kingdom.

  title={Organoselenium Compounds as Phytochemicals from the Natural Kingdom.},
  author={Hanane Achibat and Nohad A AlOmari and Federica Messina and Luca Sancineto and Mostafa Khouili and Claudio Santi},
  journal={Natural product communications},
  volume={10 11},
Selenium is naturally present in soils but it is also produced by pollution from human activities into the environment. Its incorporation into plants affords organoselenium metabolites that, depending on the nature of the molecules and the plant species, can be incorporated into proteins, stored or eliminated by volatilization. The possibility to use the… CONTINUE READING