Table 1

Effects of different concentrations of Se-methylselenocysteine and methylseleninic acid on cell accumulation in TM2H and TM12 mammary cell cultures

TreatmentTM2H cellsaTM12 cellsa
Se-methylselenocysteine
10 μm99 ± 2.4b98 ± 5.5b
25 μm99 ± 2.1b91 ± 9.3b
50 μm97 ± 3.3b84 ± 7.6b
Methylseleninic acid
1 μm83 ± 0.7b77 ± 4.1b
2.5 μm60 ± 1.0c48 ± 3.9c
5 μm44 ± 1.7d46 ± 1.8c
  • The data are expressed as a percentage of untreated control (mean ± SE; n = 8 replicate cultures). All of the results were obtained from 24-h cultures.

  • b,c,d Values that do not share common superscripts within an experimental condition are statistically different from each other (P < 0.05).