DRI DIETARY REFERENCE INTAKES FOR Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Selenium, and Carotenoids
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Selenite and selenate
Inorganic selenium, the forms found in many dietary supplements
Selenomethionine and selenocysteine
Major dietary forms of selenium
Selenium toxicity characterized by hair loss and nail sloughing
Standard error of the mean
Thiobarbituric acid reactive substances, a nonspecific measure of lipid peroxidation
Trolox equivalent antioxidant capacity
The only form of vitamin E that is maintained in human plasma and thus it is the only form utilized to estimate the vitamin E requirement.
Total radical-trapping antioxidant capability
α-Tocopherol transfer protein
Uncertainty factor—number by which the NOAEL (or LOAEL) is divided to obtain the UL; the size of the UF varies depending on the confidence in the data and the nature of the adverse effect
Tolerable Upper Intake Level
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Vascular cell adhesion molecule
The 2R-stereoisomeric forms of α-tocopherol (RRR-, RSR-, RRS-, and RSS-α-tocopherol)
Very low density lipoproteins
World Health Organization