M. A. Ruz

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Iron (Fe) and zinc (Zn) deficiencies constitute two of the most important nutritional and public health problems affecting developing countries. Combined supplementation or fortification with Zn and Fe are strategies that can be used to improve the Zn and Fe status of a population. However, there is concern about potential negative interactions between(More)
Iron (Fe), copper (Cu), and zinc (Zn) fulfill various essential biological functions and are vital for all living organisms. They play important roles in oxygen transport, cell growth and differentiation, neurotransmitter synthesis, myelination, and synaptic transmission. Because of their role in many critical functions, they are commonly used in food(More)
This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of single and combined deficiencies of Se, Zn and I on thyroid function in rats. Rats were fed amino acid-based diets for 6 wk starting from weaning. The diets contained either low or adequate amounts of these minerals. In addition to the control and control pair-fed groups, seven experimental groups were(More)
The objectiveof the IPTES (Incremen-tal Prototyping Technology for Embedded Real-Time Systems) project is to develop methodologies, tools and theoretical results on distributed pro-totyping for real-time systems. IPTES is partially funded by the European Communities under the ESPRIT programme , project no. EP5570. Document History v1.0 First draft v1.1(More)
Measurement of deuterium oxide by infrared spectroscopy and isotope ratio mass spectrometry for quantifying daily milk intake in breastfed infants and maternal body fat Use of stable calcium isotopes (42 Ca & 44 Ca) in evaluation of calcium absorption in Beijing adolescents with low vitamin D status —W. Bulk and compound specific analysis of stool lipid(More)
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