[Physiology and pathology of zinc. Recent data].


This review summarizes our current knowledge on the role of zinc in physiology and pathology. After recalling that this knowledge was acquired after improvements of assay procedures, the authors go on to present normal zinc metabolism, especially its absorption and its role as a coenzyme. In a second part, disorders accompanying abnormal blood zinc levels… (More)


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@article{Guillard1981PhysiologyAP, title={[Physiology and pathology of zinc. Recent data].}, author={Olivier Guillard and M H Biais-Sauv{\`e}tre and Dirk Reiss and J Gombert}, journal={La semaine des hopitaux : organe fonde par l'Association d'enseignement medical des hopitaux de Paris}, year={1981}, volume={57 9-10}, pages={509-18} }