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Supplement Facts  
Serving Size 1 vegetarian capsule  
Amount Per Serving  
Selenium (as Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine) 200 mcg 
Other ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose, vegetable cellulose (capsule), stearic acid, silica.  

Non-GMO

Dosage and Use
  • Take one (1) capsule daily, with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Warnings
  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN
  • DO NOT EXCEED RECOMMENDED DOSE
  • Do not purchase if outer seal is broken or damaged.
  • When using nutritional supplements, please consult with your physician if you are undergoing treatment for a medical condition or if you are pregnant or lactating.
Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine
200 mcg, 90 vegetarian capsules
Item #: 01879
 
Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine is a naturally occurring compound of selenium that helps protect cells and tissues from oxidative damage and supports both healthy cell function and cell division.

Selenium is incorporated into proteins to make selenoproteins, which are important antioxidant enzymes that help block cellular damage from free radicals and support healthy cell function. Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine (SeMC) is a naturally occurring seleno-amino acid that is synthesized by plants such as garlic and broccoli.


Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine has been shown in clinical studies to be absorbed faster than other forms of selenium.

Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine Benefits
  • Supports healthy cell function & cell division
  • Helps protect cells & tissues from oxidative damage
  • Optimizes thyroid hormone synthesis & activity
  • Supports immune health
Get the Selenium You Need

Selenium is an essential micronutrient for human health. In the body, it is incorporated into enzymes and other proteins to make vital compounds known as selenoproteins. Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine (MSeC) is an organic selenium compound that is more absorbable than inorganic selenium salts typically used in supplements. Perhaps the best-known selenoprotein is the antioxidant enzyme glutathione peroxidase. Each molecule of glutathione peroxidase requires four selenocysteine units and catalyzes a reaction in which a free radical is scavenged by glutathione.

By balancing cellular oxidation and reduction reactions, glutathione peroxidase and other selenoproteins protect cells and tissues from oxidative damage and support healthy cell function and cell division.

Forms of Selenium

Selenium, as selenocysteine, is also part of an enzyme that helps regulate the activation of thyroid hormone. Selenium helps with maintenance of healthy cognition, mood and metabolism by protecting thyroid gland function and optimizing thyroid hormone synthesis and activity.

Combining with Vitamins

Maintaining optimal selenium status can help ensure proper regulation of the immune system. In addition to stimulating T cells, natural killer (NK) cells and other immune cells, selenium also supports healthy inflammatory immune activity. Selenium appears to act synergistically with vitamin E to protect lipids and support immune health. Its absorption and bioavailability are increased in the presence of vitamins A, C, D and E.

Organic compound

Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine (MSeC) is a naturally occurring selenium compound that is synthesized by plants such as garlic and broccoli and has demonstrated positive effects on cell function. As an organic selenium compound, MSeC is more absorbable than inorganic selenium salts typically used in supplements. Unlike selenomethionine, MSeC is closely related to the physiologic form, selenocysteine, needed to synthesize selenoproteins such as glutathione peroxidase.