The effect of zinc on insulin metabolism.

@article{Arquilla1978TheEO,
  title={The effect of zinc on insulin metabolism.},
  author={Edward R. Arquilla and Samuel Packer and W Tarmas and Saori Miyamoto},
  journal={Endocrinology},
  year={1978},
  volume={103 4},
  pages={1440-9}
}
Experiments were designed to study the effect of Zn on in vivo and in vitro insulin metabolism. The in vivo experiments involved pretreating mice with either Zn or Na, followed by ip [125I]iodoinsulin injection. Pretreatment of mice with Zn resulted in an accelerated and increased magnitude of binding of [125I]iodoinsulin to the liver compared to mice pretreated with Na. Results are submitted which support the probability that the changes in the amounts of intact and degraded insulin in… CONTINUE READING

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