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Biochemistry of Zinc

  • Ananda S. Prasad

Part of the Biochemistry of the Elements book series (BOTE, volume 11)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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  14. Back Matter
    Pages 291-303

About this book

Introduction

In response to the worldwide health problems caused by nutritional zinc deficiency, coupled with the remarkable advances in our knowledge of zinc metabolism, the author has written this monograph on the clinical effects of this important mineral. Dr. Prasad focuses on biochemical aspects, but also includes chapters on toxicity and assessment techniques in order to provide clinicians who encounter zinc related problems in their practice with a practical reference source.

Keywords

Lipid assessment biochemistry chemistry enzymes metabolism nutrition

Authors and affiliations

  • Ananda S. Prasad
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medicine Division of Hematology and OncologyWayne State University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Harper HospitalDetroitUSA
  3. 3.Veterans Administration Medical CenterAllen ParkUSA

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