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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
Ivan S. Palmer
The objective of this study was to provide direct evidence of the importance of methylation as a detoxification step in the metabolic pathway in selenium metabolism. This will be accomplished by: 1) comparing rates of methylated selenium derivative formation in rats with different methylation activities. 2) Comparing the LD50 of selenite in strains of rats which have been segregated relative to methylation activity.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Selenium -- Methylation
South Dakota State University
Hassoun, Basel Said, "Selenium Detoxification by Methylation" (1991). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 5487.