Selenium and thyroid.

@article{Koehrle2009SeleniumAT,
  title={Selenium and thyroid.},
  author={Josef Koehrle and Roland G{\"a}rtner},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={815-27}
}
Inadequate supply of the essential trace element selenium (Se) has been associated with predisposition for, or manifestation of, various human diseases such as Keshan and Kashin-Beck disease, cancer, impaired immune function, neurodegenerative and age-related disorders and disturbances of the thyroid hormone axis. Se deficiency in combination with inadequate iodine contributes to the pathogenesis of myxedematous cretinism. The recent identification of various distinct selenocysteine-containing… CONTINUE READING
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