Formation of selenosugars for excretion

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Homo sapiens
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Selenite (SeO3(2-)), potentially formed from oxidised H2Se, combines with glutathione (GSH) and 1beta-methylseleno-N-acetyl-D-galactosamine derivative to form selonosugars which are further metabolised and then excreted.

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12441402 Selenosugars are key and urinary metabolites for selenium excretion within the required to low-toxic range

Kobayashi, Y, Ogra, Y, Ishiwata, K, Takayama, H, Aimi, N, Suzuki, KT

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002
16842833 Distribution and reuse of 76Se-selenosugar in selenium-deficient rats

Suzuki, KT, Somekawa, L, Suzuki, N

Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 2006
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