Enhanced DNA repair in lymphocytes of Down syndrome patients: the influence of zinc nutritional supplementation.

Abstract

Oral zinc supplementation is able to correct zinc deficiency and some immune defects present in Down's syndrome (DS), while other beneficial effects can be predicted because of the broad spectrum of biochemical pathways and the great variety of enzymes which depend on zinc bio-availability. To test if the maintenance of DNA integrity is also affected by… (More)

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