volume 9, issue 11, P2302-2315 2017
DOI: 10.18632/aging.101322
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Lara Jobeili, Patricia Rousselle, David Béal, Eric Blouin, Anne-Marie Roussel, Odile Damour, Walid Rachidi

Abstract: Skin is constantly exposed to environmental factors such as pollutants, chemicals and ultra violet radiation (UV), which can induce premature skin aging and increase the risk of skin cancer. One strategy to reduce the effect of oxidative stress produced by environmental exposure is the application of antioxidant molecules. Among the endogenous antioxidants, selenoproteins play a key role in antioxidant defense and in maintaining a reduced cellular environment. Selenium, essential for the activity of selenoprot…

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