Androgenic expression in the submandibular gland of zinc-deficient mice.

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The effects of zinc deficiency were studied in mice submandibular salivary glands (SMG). Zn-restricted mice (Zn-) were maintained from weaning until adult age (60 days) with a powdered diet containing 3 mg Zn2+/kg. Pair-fed animals (30 mg Zn2+/kg powdered diet) and control animals fed a regular pelleted diet were also used. Total protein content and… (More)

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@article{Minetti1992AndrogenicEI, title={Androgenic expression in the submandibular gland of zinc-deficient mice.}, author={Corrado Minetti and M. E. M. Oshiro and M. Carmo F. Santos and Jo{\~a}o Hamilton Romaldini and Nuno M M Moura and Lorena Valle and Ricardo Martins de Oliveira-Filho}, journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism}, year={1992}, volume={36 3}, pages={167-74} }