Sep 1, 1980

Physiology and pathology of zinc. Recent data (author's transl)

Pathologie-biologie
O GuillardJ Gombert

Abstract

This review summarizes our current knowledge on the role of zinc in physiology and pathology. After recalling that this knowledge was acquired after improvements of assay procedures, the authors go on to present normal zinc metabolism, especially its absorpiton and its role as a coenzyme. In a second part, disorders accompanying abnormal blood zinc levels are successively examined.

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Metabolic Process, Cellular
Blood Zinc Measurement
Fibrosis, Liver
Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome
Metalloproteins
Zinc
Metabolic Pathway
Wound Healing
Bos indicus
Assay

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