Biochemistry, Department of


Date of this Version

May 2001


Published in Selenium: Its Molecular Biology and Role in Human Health. Edited by Dolph L. Hatfi eld. Kluwer Academic Publishers: Boston / Dordrecht / London, 2001. Copyright © 2001 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Used by permission.


Important unresolved questions raised by the contributors of this book and addressing roles of selenium in biology and human health are discussed. Resolving major scientific controversies in the field should further highlight a bright future for selenium in fundamental science, biotechnology and medicine.