Zinc Biochemistry, Physiology, and Homeostasis: Recent Insights and Current Trends

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Chapters in this book review the remarkable advances in the field of zinc biology over the last decade. Zinc is essential for life, in particular for growth and development, through its role in hundreds of zinc enzymes and thousands of zinc proteins. Its catalytic, structural, and regulatory functions in these proteins impact metabolism, gene expression, and signal transduction, including neurotransmission. Among the micronutrients, zinc may rank with iron as to its importance for public health. The topics covered range ...

Zinc Biochemistry, Physiology, and Homeostasis: Recent Insights and Current Trends 2002, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9781402002175

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