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In conclusion Selenium Binding protein is apparent in quite a lot of organisms and is most likely vital for the survival of many of these organisms. Selenium binding protein most likely has a few functions. These functions include a metabolist like function protecting from high levels of selenium, a transport protein in the golgi apparatus, and although there is no hard evidence it is worth a mention that it may be involved as an anti-cancer protein, being linked to prostate cancer.

The metabolist function of SBP would most likely be vital for plants and soil dwelling bacteria such as Thale cress and Bradyrhizobium japonicum, where the soil is rich in selenium. Thus being a nessecity to control the level of selenium in the organism.

The transport function would most likely be observed in higher order eakaryotes seen in the golgi apparatus useful for fusing soluble and non soluble proteins for transport. In plants it has been shown to mainly interact with other slenium binding proteins.

The anticancer function could possible be observed in higher order eukaryotes in selected organs which it may help prevent or fight cancerous growth. This can probably done by intermediating with the immune system since Dali results has shown that SBP in structure is higly similar to clathrins, nucleoporins and other immune system proteins. However, further research need to be done to explore this vast possible functions of Selenium Binding protein.

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