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Determination of contents of the microelements in the blood and the hair of the Han, Uygur and Kazak people

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Atomic absorption spectrometry is used to determine the contents of microelements (such as Zn, Cu, Ca, Mg and Fe) in the all-blood and hair of the Han, Uygur, and Kazak people in normal health state. The results show that the above mentioned elements in the hair arranged successively as Ca>Zn>Mg>Fe>Cu and those in the all-blood of the Han people arranged as Fe>Mg>Ca>Zn>Cu; of the Uygur and Kazak people, as Fe>Mg>Ca>Zn>Cu. This paper reports that the content of the microelement Mg in the all-blood and hair of the Uygur and Kazak people is obviously higher than that of the Han people (P<0.05).

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Changxin, A., Weixing, Y., Wenjun, C. et al. Determination of contents of the microelements in the blood and the hair of the Han, Uygur and Kazak people. Int. J. Anthropol. 8, 35 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02447641

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Key words

  • Microelement
  • the Han nationality
  • Uygur
  • Kazak