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Selenium MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Selenium
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.185.850
D01.578.700
Unique ID
D012643
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012643
Scope Note
An element with the atomic symbol Se, atomic number 34, and atomic weight 78.97. 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.
Entry Term(s)
Selenium-80
Pharm Action
Antioxidants
Trace Elements
Registry Number
H6241UJ22B
Related Numbers
7782-49-2
See Also
Selenium Radioisotopes
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/05
Selenium Preferred
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