, Volume 37, Issue 5, pp 481–482 | Cite as

Open field locomotion by zinc deficient adult male mice

  • N. E. Erlick
  • E. D. Engel
  • R. H. Davis


Adult male mice maintained on a zinc-free diet display a statistically significant increase in open field locomotion compared to controls. However, excess zinc (100 times the established recommended daily allowance) does not produce a change compared to controls.


Zinc Open Field Male Mouse Daily Allowance Recommended Daily Allowance 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. E. Erlick
    • 1
  • E. D. Engel
    • 1
  • R. H. Davis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiological SciencesPennsylvania College of Podiatric MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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