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Effect of low-dose selenium on thyroid autoimmunity and thyroid function in UK pregnant women with mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency

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Purpose: Selenium is an essential trace mineral and a component of selenoproteins that are involved in the production of thyroid hormones and in regulating the immune response. We aimed to explore the effect of low-dose selenium supplementation on thyroid peroxidase antibody (TPO-Ab) concentration and thyroid function in pregnant women from a mild-to-moderate iodine-deficient population.
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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00394-014-0822-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg Publisher's website
Journal:
European Journal of Nutrition Journal website
Publication date:
2014-12-19
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EISSN:
1436-6215
ISSN:
1436-6207
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uuid:faf028ae-baf5-4772-b470-70555688d440
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503120
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pubs:503120

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