Se-(Methyl)seleno-L-cysteine (Se-methylselenocysteine), Seleno-amino acid (ab143695)

Overview

  • Product name

    Se-(Methyl)seleno-L-cysteine (Se-methylselenocysteine), Seleno-amino acid
  • Description

    Seleno-amino acid
  • Biological description

    Seleno-amino acid. Induces apoptosis through caspase activation. Inhibits DMBA-induced mammary tumors. Potentiates antitumour activity and selectivity of chemotherapeutic agents. Shows chemopreventive effects in vivo. Orally active.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    26046-90-2
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Cao S  et al. Se-methylselenocysteine offers selective protection against toxicity and potentiates the antitumour activity of anticancer drugs in preclinical animal models. Br J Cancer 110:1733-43 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24619073) »
  • Stallings MT  et al. A high isoflavone diet decreases 5' adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase activation and does not correct selenium-induced elevations in fasting blood glucose in mice. Nutr Res 34:308-17 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24774067) »
  • Medina D  et al. Se-methylselenocysteine: a new compound for chemoprevention of breast cancer. Nutr Cancer 40:12-7 (2001). Read more (PubMed: 11799917) »

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