Biochemistry of Zinc

Hardcover | January 31, 1994

byAnanda S. Prasad

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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.

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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 ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:316 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.39 inPublished:January 31, 1994Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306443996

ISBN - 13:9780306443992

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Table of Contents

Historical Aspects of Zinc. Zinc and Enzymes. Zinc and Gene Expression. Biochemistry of Metallothionein. Zinc and Hormones. Zinc and Lipid Metabolism. Zinc and Cells. Zinc and Neurobiology. Zinc and Immunity. Metabolism of Zinc. Clinical Spectrum of Human Zinc Deficiency. Interactions of Zinc with Other Micronutrients. Techniques for Measurement of Zinc in Biological Samples. Index.