Selenomethionine - Article Selenite; Selenized Yeast; Selenomethionine
Selenomethionine is an amino acid containing selenium. The L-isomer of selenomethionine, known as Se-met, is a common natural food source of selenium. It can not be synthisized by higher animals, but can be obtained from plant material.
- Chemical formula: C5H11NO2Se
- IUPAC name: 2-amino-4-methylselanyl-butanoic acid
- Common three-letter abbreviation: MSE