Selenium and Mercury in Pelagic Fish in the Central North Pacific Near Hawaii

@article{Kaneko2007SeleniumAM,
  title={Selenium and Mercury in Pelagic Fish in the Central North Pacific Near Hawaii},
  author={J. John Kaneko and Nicholas V. C. Ralston},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={119},
  pages={242-254}
}
Protective effects of selenium against mercury toxicity have been demonstrated in all animal models evaluated. As interactions between selenium and mercury and their molar ratios in seafood are essential factors in evaluating risks associated with dietary mercury exposure, considering mercury content alone is inadequate. In this study, the absolute and molar concentrations of mercury and selenium were determined in edible portions from 420 individual fish representing 15 species of pelagic fish… CONTINUE READING