selenocysteine biosynthetic process

Known as: selenocysteine anabolism, selenocysteine formation, selenocysteine synthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of selenocysteine, an essential component of glutathione peroxidase and some other… (More)
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2010
2010
The essential micronutrient selenium is found in proteins as selenocysteine (Sec), the only genetically encoded amino acid whose… (More)
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2009
2009
Selenocysteine is the only genetically encoded amino acid in humans whose biosynthesis occurs on its cognate transfer RNA (tRNA… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Selenium is essential for health in humans. Selenium is present as selenocysteine in selenoproteins such as the… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Selenocysteine incorporation in eukaryotes occurs cotranslationally at UGA codons via the interactions of RNA-protein complexes… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Selenium is essential in mammalian embryonic development. However, in adults, selenoprotein levels in several organs including… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
The availability of the genome sequences from several archaea has facilitated the identification of the encoded selenoproteins… (More)
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1996
1996
The mechanism of selenocysteine insertion into proteins is distinct from all other amino acids in all lines of descent in that it… (More)
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1995
1995
Selenocysteine is co-translationally incorporated into prokaryotic and eukaryotic selenoproteins at in-frame UGA codons. However… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Type 3 iodothyronine deiodinase (D3) catalyzes the conversion of T4 and T3 to inactive metabolites. It is highly expressed in… (More)
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1994
1994
Selenodiglutathione (SDG), the initial metabolite of selenite, is shown to be a more powerful inhibitor of cell growth in vitro… (More)
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