Biochemistry – MCQ 86 – Element with antioxidant function

Which of the following elements is known to influence the body’s ability to handle oxidative stress ?
A. Calcium
B. Iron
C. Potassium
D. Selenium

Correct answer : D. Selenium

Selenocysteine is a part of the enzyme glutathione peroxidase which has antioxidant action.

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