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powder, −100 mesh, 99.99% trace metals basis

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99.99% trace metals basis




1.2 μΩ-cm, 0°C

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−100 mesh


684.9 °C (lit.)


217 °C (lit.)


4.81 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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Selenium was a component in the Dulbecco′s Modified Eagle Medium, used for the cell culture of alpha mouse liver (AML)-12 hepatocyte cell line. Se was also employed in a water based synthesis of glutathione-capped cadmium selenide quantum dots (GSH-CdSe QDs). 3Se is used in the synthesis of CdSe, which is consequetively used to modulate the photoresponse of quantum dot solar cells by varying the size and shape of semiconductor nanostructures.


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Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 4 - STOT RE 2

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6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects



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Not applicable

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Not applicable

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dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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István Robel et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 128(7), 2385-2393 (2006-02-16)
By using bifunctional surface modifiers (SH-R-COOH), CdSe quantum dots (QDs) have been assembled onto mesoscopic TiO(2) films. Upon visible light excitation, CdSe QDs inject electrons into TiO(2) nanocrystallites. Femtosecond transient absorption as well as emission quenching experiments confirm the injection
Waleed Alhazzani et al.
Critical care medicine, 41(6), 1555-1564 (2013-04-17)
Patients with sepsis syndrome commonly have low serum selenium levels. Several randomized controlled trials have examined the efficacy of selenium supplementation on mortality in patients with sepsis. To determine the efficacy and safety of high-dose selenium supplementation compared to placebo
Daniel D Karp et al.
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 31(33), 4179-4187 (2013-09-05)
Selenium has been reported to have chemopreventive benefits in lung cancer. We conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the incidence of second primary tumors (SPTs) in patients with resected non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) receiving selenium supplementation. Patients with completely
Songtao Li et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1841(1), 22-33 (2013-09-24)
Saturated fatty acids (SFAs) induce hepatocyte cell death, wherein oxidative stress is mechanistically involved. Nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2)-like 2 (Nrf2) is a master transcriptional regulator of cellular antioxidant defense enzymes. Therefore, Nrf2 activation is regarded as an effective strategy against
Claire M Weekley et al.
Nutrients, 5(5), 1734-1756 (2013-05-24)
Determining the speciation of selenium in vivo is crucial to understanding the biological activity of this essential element, which is a popular dietary supplement due to its anti-cancer properties. Hyphenated techniques that combine separation and detection methods are traditionally and


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