Selenium in human nails: a preliminar ystudy using INAA

Wee, Boon Siong and Mohd Fahmi, Abdul Rahman and Mohd Suhaimi, Hamzah (2013) Selenium in human nails: a preliminar ystudy using INAA. 放射化分析 (29). pp. 25-28.

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Abstract

Selenium (Se) is an essential trace element for healthy body functions in humans. Deficiency of Se may cause diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. However, Se toxicity or selenosis can also occur in humans as a result of high doses of dietary intake or industrial exposure. This study aims to use human nails for biomonitoring of Se in a healthy Malaysian adult. The results are used to assess long-term Se status and comparisons are made with literature values. Instrumental neutron activation analyses ( ...

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biomonitoring ,Slelenium ,human nails, LNAA, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2016 07:41
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2016 07:42
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/10270

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