selenium

Essential trace element that must be provided as a supplement in serum-free culture media for most animal cells.

Selenium

Selenium is a chemical element with symbol Se and atomic number 34. It is a nonmetal with properties that are intermediate between those of its periodic table column-adjacent chalcogen elements sulfur and tellurium. It rarely occurs in its elemental state in nature, or as pure ore compounds. Selenium (Greek σελήνη selene meaning `Moon`) wa.....
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Selenium

• (n.) A nonmetallic element of the sulphur group, and analogous to sulphur in its compounds. It is found in small quantities with sulphur and some sulphur ores, and obtained in the free state as a dark reddish powder or crystalline mass, or as a dark metallic-looking substance. It exhibits under the action of light a remarkable variation in e...
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selenium

<element> Essential trace element that must be provided as a supplement in serum free culture media for most animal cells. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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selenium

(Se) (sә-le´ne-әm) a chemical element, atomic number 34, atomic weight 78.96. It is an essential mineral nutrient. Dietary sources of selenium include seafoods, kidney, and liver. Humans can adjust their homeostasis mechanism for selenium over a wide range of dietary intakes. Rec...
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selenium

Se noun a toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium; occurs in several allotropic forms; a stable grey metallike allotrope conducts electricity better in the light than in the dark and is used in photocells; occurs in sulfide ores (as pyrite)
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selenium

(Se) Type: Term Pronunciation: sĕ-lē′nē-ŭm Definitions: 1. A metallic element chemically similar to sulfur, atomic no. 34, atomic wt. 78.96; an essential trace element toxic in large quantities that is required for glutathione peroxidase and a few other enzymes; 75Se (half-life equal to 119.78 days) is used in scint...
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Selenium

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Selenium

[software] Selenium is a portable software testing framework for web applications. Selenium provides a record/playback tool for authoring tests without learning a test scripting language (Selenium IDE). It also provides a test domain-specific language (Selenese) to write tests in a number of popular programming languages, including Java, C#...
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Selenium

Se·le'ni·um noun [ New Latin , from Greek selh`nh the moon. So called because of its chemical analogy to tellurium (from Latin tellus the earth), being, as it were, a companion to it.] (Chemistry) A nonmetallic element of the sulphur group, and analogous to sulphur in i...
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selenium

a chemical element in the oxygen family (Group VIa) of the periodic table, closely allied in chemical and physical properties with the elements ... [13 related articles]
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selenium

A mineral that is needed by the body to stay healthy. It is being studied in the prevention and treatment of some types of cancer. Selenium is a type of antioxidant.
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selenium

a trace mineral that acts as an antioxidant.
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Selenium

an element needed by the body only in very small amounts that helps maintain tissue elasticity
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Selenium

Antioxidant mineral that you need in tiny amounts in your diet to help keep your immune system healthy. May help prevent cell damage that can lead to cancer. Selenium is in meat, fish and seafood, eggs and cereals. Deficiency is very rare in the UK.
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selenium

Grey, non-metallic element, atomic number 34, relative atomic mass 78.96. It belongs to the sulphur group and occurs in several allotropic forms that differ in their physical and chemical properties. It is an essential trace element in human nutrition. Obtained from many sulphide ores and selenides, it is used as a red colouring for glass and e...
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Selenium

Light-sensitive substance which, when used in a barrier-layer construction, generates electrical current when exposed to light. Used in exposure meters. Needs no external power supply.
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Selenium

Light-sensitive substance which, when used in a barrier-layer construction, generates electrical cur
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selenium

selenium (sulē'nēum) , nonmetallic chemical element; symbol Se; at. no. 34; at. wt. 78.96; m.p. 217°C; b.p. about 685°C; sp. gr. 4.81 at 20°C; valence -2, +4, or +6. Selenium is directly below sulfur in Group 16 of the periodic table. In chemical activity and physical pro...
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selenium

selenium 1. A gray, crystalline, nonmetalic element (symbol Se) of the sulfur group, varying greatly in electrical resistance under the influence of light [New Latin from Greek selene the moon]. 2. Information is located at Chemical Element: selenium . In 1818, a Swedish chemist, Jöns Jacob Berzelius, discovered an element very much like tel...
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Selenium

Selenium exists in several allotropic forms; red selenium is monoclinic and contains Se8 rings. It has a melting point of 180°C and a relative density of 4.45. The grey (metallic) form of selenium is formed when other varieties are heated to 200°C; this has a melting point of 220°C and a relative density of 4.80. The metal burns in ai...
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Selenium

Selenium is a rare metal element with the symbol Se. It was discovered in 1817 by Berzelius in the refuse of a sulphuric acid manufactory in Sweden.
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Selenium

Selenium is an essential micronutrient in the human diet that functions as a component of enzymes involved in antioxidant protection and thyroid hormone metabolism. In combination with vitamin E, it exerts antioxidant effects that help keep the immune system strong. However excessive use of selenium has been linked to skin, hair, and nail abnormali...
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Selenium

Selenium: An essential trace mineral that functions largely in the form of proteins, called selenoproteins, which act as enzymes and help prevent damage to cells in the body by oxidants in the environment or those produced by normal metabolism. The recommended dietary allowance (RDA) is currently 55 micrograms of selenium per day for adult men and ...
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selenium

[n] - a toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium
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