EURRECA-Estimating selenium requirements for deriving dietary reference values

Hurst, Rachel, Collings, Rachel, Harvey, Linda J, King, Maria, Hooper, Lee, Bouwman, Jildau, Gurinovic, Mirjana and Fairweather-Tait, Susan J (2013) EURRECA-Estimating selenium requirements for deriving dietary reference values. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 53 (10). pp. 1077-96. ISSN 1040-8398

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Abstract

Current reference values for selenium, an essential micronutrient, are based on the intake of selenium that is required to achieve maximal glutathione peroxidase activity in plasma or erythrocytes. In order to assess the evidence of relevance to setting dietary reference values for selenium, the EURRECA Network of Excellence focused on systematic searches, review, and evaluation of (i) selenium status biomarkers and evidence for relationships between intake and status biomarkers, (ii) selenium and health (including the effect of intake and/or status biomarkers on cancer risk, immune function, HIV, cognition, and fertility), (iii) bioavailability of selenium from the diet, and (iv) impact of genotype/single nucleotide polymorphisms on status or health outcomes associated with selenium. The main research outputs for selenium and future research priorities are discussed further in this review.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2014 14:12
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2020 23:37
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/46224
DOI: 10.1080/10408398.2012.742861

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