Table 2

Components of blood Se

component

amount of Se ng/ml

% total


Plasma GPX3-SeCYS1

27.9 ± 4.35

20.2 ± 5.15

Serum SEPP1-SeCYS2

46.5 ± 13.7

33.5 ± 11.6

Total non-specific Se3

68.5 ± 27.1

46.5 ± 14.0


total4

142.6 ± 24.3

100%


1estimated from measured enzyme activity; see text for details.

2estimated from measured protein levels; see text for details.

3imputed; see text for details.

4determined by direct measurement

5mean ± S.D., n = 233

Combs et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:75   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-75

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