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Selenium survey in animals and animal products

Selenium survey in animals and animal products

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region] in [Sacramento, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Selenium -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge (Calif.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for U.S. Deartment of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation ; prepared by California Department of Food and Agriculture, Division of Animal Industry, Bureau of Animal Health.
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Reclamation. Mid-Pacific Regional Office., California. Bureau of Animal Health.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23077244M

      Selenium is an essential mineral required in small amounts. It is a micronutrient. Selenium is naturally found in plants, seafood, meat and meat products. Health Benefits of Selenium. Selenium is an antioxidant (scavenger of free-radicals) and a component of several essential enzymes. Health benefits of selenium are partly due to its.


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Selenium is associated with a serum enzyme called glutathione peroxidase, so blood tests can be conducted to assess Selenium levels. Selenium also can be measured from biopsied or post-mortem liver samples. In some cases, a diagnosis of Selenium deficiency is made by the animal’s response to treatment.

Treatment and Prevention. Introduction. Selenium (Se) toxicity is a serious threat when an excess of it is found in soils. The effects of intoxication were observed prior to establishing its importance as an essential microelement for animal life and its serious deficiency consequences (Allan et al.,Driscoll and Copeland, ).The importance of Se in animal physiology was first reported inCited by: Selenium (Se), an essential nutrient for animals and humans, occurs as selenoproteins in enzymes.

It is very important in animal nutrition because it functions as an anti-oxidant assisted by vitamin E. Se deficiency is a major problem which can be reduced or prevented Selenium survey in animals and animal products book supplementation with inorganic or organic sources of Se. However, excessive Cited by: 5.

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Data sources include IBM Watson Micromedex (updated 4 May ), Cerner Multum™ (updated 4 May. Although it is toxic in large doses, selenium is an essential micronutrient for animals. In plants, it sometimes occurs in toxic amounts as forage, e.g.

um is a component of the amino acids selenocysteine and humans, selenium is a trace element nutrient that functions as cofactor for glutathione peroxidases and certain Selenium survey in animals and animal products book of thioredoxin.

Selenium mg. INGREDIENTS: Sodium Selenite, Calcium Carbonate, Iron Oxide and Mineral Oil. Selenium is an important trace mineral that is lacking from the diets of many horses in selenium deficient areas around the world. Selenium is essential for normal function of the immune system and thyroid gland.

The selenium content of soil affects the amounts of selenium in the plants that animals eat, so the quantities of selenium in animal products also vary [2,5]. However, selenium concentration in soil has a smaller effect on selenium levels in animal products than in plant-based foods because animals maintain predictable tissue concentrations of.

In low selenium areas, producers have adopted methods like Se fertilization of soils and Se-enriched animal feed to ensure that their animals obtain adequate amounts of Se (Pedrero and Madrid, ). Animal deficiency symptoms and diseases have been identified since the s on a wide scale in livestock (Reilly, ).Cited by: 1.

The authors were asked by the Editors of ACS Chemical Biology to write an article titled "Why Nature Chose Selenium" for the occasion of the upcoming.

Selenium (Se) is an essential trace mineral required for growth, development, immune function, and metabolism. Selenium exerts its biological effects as an integral component of selenoproteins (SePs).

Deficiency or low Se status leads to marked changes in many biochemical pathways and a range of pathologies and disorders which are associated with SeP function. Animals, and Cited by: 7.

The transfer of trace minerals through Selenium survey in animals and animal products book products is also important for human nutrition.

This book contains the findings of a controlled experiment with periparturient dairy cows supplemented with various sources of dietary selenium, and a survey of some selected trace Selenium survey in animals and animal products book (selenium, zinc, copper, manganese and iron)in large dairy.

Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to: (1) raise the amount of selenium in animal feeds; and (2) eliminate requirements for analysis of each batch of selenium mixture manufactured for use in animal feedstuffs.

GAO noted that: (1) normal animal development requires trace Selenium survey in animals and animal products book of. animals receive Se mainly in the form of SeMet which is considered to be a most effective nutritional form of selenium for animals and human.

The selenium cycle in the food chain of land animals and humans starts from soils and includes plant and animal sources ultimately dependent on its assimilation from the soil. Food sources of selenium include meat, seafood, grains, dairy products, fruits, and vegetables, and the major dietary forms of selenium appear to be highly bioavailable.

However, the selenium content of foods greatly varies de- pending on the selenium content of the soil where the animal was raised or where the plant was grown. Selenium is an essential trace element in the diet of humans and domesticated animals.

It is a component of more than 30 selenoproteins, which play a significant role in the body. InNew Zealand, a country with extremely low levels of selenium in its soil, began to make widespread use of selenium to counteract selenium-responsive diseases in domestic animals.

Finland, another selenium-poor region of the world, began use selenium to treat muscle diseases in animals and in fertilizers, starting in the s. Selenium is especially beneficial to animals being treated with steroids as they are known to deplete the natural levels of selenium in the body.

Animals that are stressed are known to lose large amounts of selenium, making less selenium available in the blood and increasing the likelihood of deficiency.

Its content in animal products reflects that of the feeds consumed. In order to meet Se nutritional requirements, it is a common animal production technology to supplement livestock and poultry diets with selenium.

As a consequence, supplemented animals yield animal products (e.g. milk, meat, eggs) with higher Se by: 1. Selenium is a chemical element with the symbol Se and atomic number It is a nonmetal (more rarely considered a metalloid) with properties that are intermediate between the elements above and below in the periodic table, sulfur and tellurium, and also has similarities to rarely occurs in its elemental state or as pure ore compounds in the Earth's crust.

Tables and Figures TABLES Atomic properties and electronic configuration of selenium Analysis of selenium Variation of selenium concentrations in various feed ingredients 4 Selenium content of selected foods of various countries 5 Estimated human daily intake of selenium from dietary sources 6 Concentrations of selenium in animal tissues in.

Selenium (Se) is now recognised as an essential trace element for ruminants. It is required in cattle for normal growth and fertility and for helping to prevent other health disorders such as mastitis and calf scours.

However, if given in too large a dose or more than one supplement containing selenium is given at the same time, it can be toxic. While the predominant form of selenium supplement in animal feeds is currently the inorganic sodium selenite, the major natural form of selenium that occurs in food is L-selenomethionine, a selenium analogue of the amino acid methionine (Schrauzer, ).1/5.

Selenium affects the immune system, and selenium compounds influ-ence humoral immunity mechanisms and increase the levels of type M im-munoglobulins (MAGGINI et al.

Selenium supplementation of animal feed increases antibody levels, enhances the phagocytic activity of neutrophilCited by: What is Selenium. Selenium is a trace mineral that is found in most foods and in every living cell in the bodies of humans and animals.

When ingested, selenium is converted in the body to an enzyme called glutathione peroxidase. This enzyme acts as an antioxidant to protect cells from damage by free radicals.

Selenium occurs naturally in soil. The poisonous nature of many selenium compounds remained more or less a laboratory curiosity until the s, when it was discovered that selenium was the active principle in forages and grains that caused alkali disease in livestock raised in certain areas of the American great plains.

The practical nature of this problem stimulated a great deal of research on both chronic and. A survey of the work done in the chief agricultural stations in the United States and elsewhere showed that Se deficiency in livestock, particularly sheep, was widespread.

White muscle disease was reported by all the main sheep-rearing countries. The literature is reviewed in Cited by: prophylactic and treatment schemes for selenium toxicity. Selenium research changed completely after Schwarz and Folz () reported that Se was an essential nutrient for laboratory animals.

Research quickly focused on domestic animals and Se deficiency was identified as the cause of white muscle disease (Muth et al., ). InafterFile Size: KB. Selenium Supplementation Strategies for Livestock in Oregon 4 plants, which include species of Astragalus, Brassica, and Stanleya, survive in soils high in Se.

Although livestock do not typically eat these plants, care should be taken when pasturing animals in areas where they grow. The ODA requires a label on all commercial Size: KB. Selenium is a trace mineral found in soil, water, and some foods. Selenium deficiency can occur in areas where the soil content of selenium is low.

The selenium content of food varies a lot because it depends heavily on soil conditions. Hence, some researchers argue that it is not possible to create a valid list of foods and their selenium content.

All animal species are susceptible to selenium toxicosis. However, poisoning is more common in forage-eating animals such as cattle, sheep, horses, and other herbivores that may graze selenium-containing may accumulate selenium when the element is found at high concentrations in the soil, but pH and moisture content of the soil play roles in the relative.

In 2 consecutive studies, 18 adult cats and 18 adult dogs of with equal numbers of each sex were fed a control diet ( μg Se/g DM) or the control diet supplemented to 8 to 10 μg Se/g DM from Na(2)SeO(3) or organic Se for 3 wk.

All animals were fed the control diet 1 mo before the start of the study and blood samples were taken on d 0 and Cited by: 9. Selenium (Se), while not required by plants, is an essential trace element for adequate nutrition and health for fish, birds, animals, and humans.

Generally, diets containing mg/kg Se will provide adequate Se for these various animals. However, many soils are incapable of providing that amount to the plants growing on them. Animals consuming low-Se diets will be Se Cited by: Some pet food manufacturers provide the needed selenium to a pet diet with the use of selenium yeast.

(Selenium yeast can be a safer form of to deliver the required selenium to a pet diet; according to one study Sodium Selenite is “ times more toxic than Selenium Yeast”.

But, sadly, the FDA has not yet approved the use of selenium yeast. Pet animals obtain dietary selenium from cereals and grains, or from the tissues of other animals, depending on dietary habit. The forms of dietary selenium from both plant and animal sources include a range of inorganic and organic selenium compounds (Whanger, ).

Selenium. Selenium is an essential nutrient and it is very important to take a look at the way we feed and supplement this to our animals. Selenium has several important functions, including the production of antibodies for better immunity, production of thyroid hormone (thyroxine) that can affect growth rates, Vitamin E retention as well as protection against oxidative damage to cell.

The information on this page is current as of April 1 For the most up-to-date version of CFR Ti go to the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (eCFR). Sec. Selenium. (a) Public Law enacted Octo (the Act), states that FDA shall not implement or enforce the final rule issued on Septem   Researchers study selenium's effects on horses Date: Aug Source: American Society of Animal Science Summary: Selenium is an essential part of the equine diet.

Selenium Poisoning in Livestock By L.F. James, H.F. Maviand, and K.E. Panter ABSTRACT Selenium in certain soils may be taken up by plants in amounts sufficient to make forage toxic to animals.

Seieniter-ous torage can be found in semiarid areas on soils t ypically derived from Cretaceous geologic material in the WesternFile Size: KB.

As well as an overview of organic selenium health benefits in ruminants, we are reporting recent data on the effects of selenium yeast supplementation on animal products, highlighting the fact that beyond animal health and performance, organic selenium supplementation has repercussions onto milk and meat anti-oxydant status and quality.

3. Variations of Selenium Pdf in Rations, Toxicity and Deficiencies Selenium deficiency is more of a problem geographically pdf is selenium toxicity [23]. The selenium content of forages varies with the type of feed, the type of soil and the region.

Forages containing sulfur amino acids store more selenium than fodder. Sulfur (S) present inFile Size: KB. Selenium (Se) is a micronutrient that is essential for animals.

In many areas of New Zealand, improving selenium levels can improve stock fertility and growth rates.The sum of the processes ebook with the utilization of feed nutrients by animals. The 4 processes of Animal Nutrition are: Maintenance, Growth, Reproduction, and Animal Products.