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Effects of Selenium and Vitamin E in Prevention of Retrovirus Induced Immune Suppression and Cancer (1987)

Title:

Effects of Selenium and Vitamin E in Prevention of Retrovirus Induced Immune Suppression and Cancer

Key words:

Vitamin E, selenium, retrovirus

Research Institution:

University of Texas at Austin

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

Kimberly Kline

Project Description:

Dr. Kline sought to determine whether vitamin E and the mineral selenium can prevent the development of cancer caused by a retrovirus and if these nutrients bolster the immune system, modulate retrovirus-induced immunosuppression, or inhibit the process of carcinogenesis.

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