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Blood selenium status in normal punjabi population of pakistan.
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PMID:  20941550     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Selenium concentrations in the blood of 112 (56 females and 56 males) normal subjects, from different regions of the Punjab (Pakistan), have been determined using the technique of inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry. The whole blood selenium concentrations were found to be 452 ± 12 ppb (parts per billion or nano-gram of Se per gram freeze-dried blood or 96 ± 3 μg/L ), with 470 ± 16 ppb (or 100 ± 4 μg/L) in female and 435 ± 16 ppb (or 92 ± 4 μg/L) in male population. Compared with other populations of the world, these levels are amongst the lowest.
Farrakh M Alvi; Mohammad Anwar Chaudhri; John Watling; Shahida Hasnain
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Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biological trace element research     Volume:  143     ISSN:  1559-0720     ISO Abbreviation:  Biol Trace Elem Res     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
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Created Date:  2011-09-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7911509     Medline TA:  Biol Trace Elem Res     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of the Punjab, Lahore, 54590, Pakistan.
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