The history of selenium—vitamin E interrelationships

T. Moore
1962 Proceedings of the Nutrition Society  
Research Council I count it both an honour and a pleasure to be invited to come 'north of the border' to give the opening paper of this Symposium. The presentation of my paper, however, will not be easy, in view of the extreme complexity of the field. Before forming a balanced opinion about the dietary importance of selenium we must know something about the mode of action of vitamin E per se. This subject was already very complicated before Se came into the story, and I could indeed occupy the
more » ... indeed occupy the whole space allotted to the printed version of my paper by giving a list of references. I cannot really do more, therefore, than deal with vitamin E itself in rough outline, and so leave time to review, only a little more fully, the recent work on Se.
doi:10.1079/pns19620029 pmid:14475724 fatcat:4kz4wh5om5c27b5dctaggarqme