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Chemical Selenium

Name Selenium
CAS Registry Number 7782-49-2
Definition An element with the atomic symbol Se, atomic number 34, and atomic weight 78.96. It is an essential micronutrient for mammals and other animals but is toxic in large amounts. Selenium protects intracellular structures against oxidative damage. It is an essential component of GLUTATHIONE PEROXIDASE.
Structure Selenium
Curator Note For additional curated data about selenium, please also see Organoselenium Compounds and its chemical descendants.
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MeSH® ID D012643
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Selenium Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
  copper gallium diselenide
  copper indium diselenide
  gallium selenide
  indium triselenide
  orgasel
  Protecton Zellaktiv
  selenium-bridged-6,6'-amino-selenocystine-6,6'-deoxy-di-beta-cyclodextrin
  Ursoselevit-Praemix