Amino acids

Selenocysteine



Last update: 2.5.2017.

Selenocysteine

Supplement Watch - Selenocysteine

Selenocysteine is an nonessential amino acid.

Nonessential amino acids can be synthesized by the body in sufficient quantity to satisfy dietary needs.

Selenocysteine is also conditionally essential. This means that in some cases it is essential.

What is Selenocysteine needed for?

Produce selenium

Antioxidant

Where can you get Selenocysteine?

Meat, poultry, chicken, egg, cheese fish, seafood, turkey, wheat, oats, corn, rice and nuts.

External links

Wikipedia-Selenocysteine MedlinePlus-Amino acids