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Forms of Selenium Affect its Transport, Uptake and Glutathione Peroxidase Activity in the Caco-2 Cell Model.
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PMID:  22451375     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The experiment was designed to investigate the effect of selenium (Se) chemical forms (sodium selenite, selenium nanoparticle [nano-Se] and selenomethionine) on the transport, uptake and glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px) activity in the Caco-2 cell model. The transport and uptake of different forms of Se (0.1 μmol l(-1)) across the Caco-2 cell monolayer were carried out in two directions (apical [AP] to basolateral [BL] and BL to AP) for 2 h, respectively, and the apparent permeability coefficient (P (app)), transport efficiency and uptake efficiency were all calculated. In the present study, the transport and uptake of three forms of Se were time-dependent both in AP to BL and BL to AP directions. By the end of 2 h, the transport efficiencies of selenomethionine and nano-Se were higher than that of sodium selenite (P < 0.05). The highest uptake efficiency (P < 0.05) was observed in cells treated with nano-Se and significant difference (P < 0.05) was also observed between the cells incubated with sodium selenite and selenomethionine. As for the P (app), sodium selenite (P < 0.05) had the lowest values compared with that of selenomethionine and nano-Se, in both AP-BL and BL-AP. However, no significant differences were observed in GSH-Px activities. These results indicated that the efficiency of Se in the Caco-2 cells varied with its chemical forms, which might be associated with the differences in Se transport and uptake.
Yanbo Wang; Linglin Fu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biological trace element research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1559-0720     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
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Created Date:  2012-3-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7911509     Medline TA:  Biol Trace Elem Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Key Laboratory of Food Safety of Zhejiang Province, Food Quality and Safety Department, Zhejiang Gongshang University, 149 Jiaogong Road, Hangzhou, 310035, Zhejiang province, China,
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