Zinc: The trace element of major importance in human nutrition and health -
Zinc is an essential element whose significance to health is increasingly appreciated. In 1961 essentiality of zinc for humans was recognized. A systematic literature search was done to identify…
Parameters of oxidative stress variation depending on the concentration of inorganic zinc compounds
- MedicineJournal of medicine and life
The purpose of the paper is to identify the role of antioxidant systems, with Zn2+ ions in the center of defense and decrease oxidative stress in dynamic interaction with malignant transformed cells.
Genetic Basis and Breeding Perspectives of Grain Iron and Zinc Enrichment in Cereals
- Biology, MedicineFront. Plant Sci.
This review article sought to integrate findings from the rhizosphere with Fe and Zn accumulation in grain, and to discuss the promoters as well as the anti-nutritional factors affecting Fe andZn bioavailability in humans while restricting the content of toxic metals.
Impact of Zinc, Glutathione, and Polyphenols as Antioxidants in the Immune Response against SARS-CoV-2
The role of zinc, glutathione, and polyphenols, as key antioxidants of possible medicinal or nutritional significance, are looked at, and their role in the antiviral immune response induced by SARS-Cov-2 is examined.
The Status of Serum Zinc, Magnesium and Calcium in Type 2 Diabetic Patients and Their Correlation with Renal Function.
The level of serum trace elements did not correlate with the functions of kidneys and it is not certain whether the lowlevel of serum zinc and magnesium cause diabetes or they are the consequence of development of diabetes.
Effects of Zn-Enriched Bifidobacterium longum on the Growth and Reproduction of Rats
- Materials ScienceNutrients
Zn is an essential trace element required for maintaining normal growth and development. Zn deficiency can cause growth retardation and reproductive system dysplasia, while Zn supplementation for…
Nutritional Screening for Genomic Health of some Healthy Adults
It is emphasized that adequate intake of nutritional supplements is required to minimize genetic damage, improve health and prolong healthy lifespan.
Effect of Molecular Weight of Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus) Skin Collagen Peptide Fractions on Zinc-Chelating Capacity and Bioaccessibility of the Zinc-Peptide Fractions Complexes in Vitro Digestion
- ChemistryApplied Sciences
Low molecular weight peptidefraction with strong zinc chelation ability can be used as delivery agents to improve zinc bioaccessibility and is suggested to be a viable option for in vitro digestion of tilapia skin collagen peptide fractions.
Zinc-Biofortified Wheat Intake and Zinc Status Biomarkers in Men: Randomized Controlled Trial.
- MedicineThe Journal of nutrition
In healthy adult men, a 1.6-mg/d increase in dietary zinc from biofortified wheat modified FADS2 and FADS1 activities without changing DNA damage, plasma zinc, or GSH concentrations, demonstrating that FADS activities are more sensitive to small changes in zinc consumed with a meal.
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Impact of the Discovery of Human Zinc Deficiency on Health
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of the American College of Nutrition
A controlled clinical trial of zinc supplementation in patients with acrodermatitis enteropathica and Wilson's disease in order to document the preventive and therapeutic effects of zinc is warranted.
Zinc and diabetes--clinical links and molecular mechanisms.
- Medicine, BiologyThe Journal of nutritional biochemistry
Human zinc deficiency.
- MedicineThe Journal of nutrition
A current overview of the significance of zinc in human nutrition is provided with an emphasis on the immediate need for expanded research in directions that have become increasingly well demarcated and impelling as a result of recent progress.
Prevalence of zinc deficiency and immune response in short-term hemodialysis.
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of trace elements in medicine and biology : organ of the Society for Minerals and Trace Elements
Clinical, endocrinologic, and biochemical effects of zinc deficiency.
- Medicine, BiologySpecial topics in endocrinology and metabolism
Clinical, endocrinological and biochemical effects of zinc deficiency.
- Medicine, BiologyClinics in endocrinology and metabolism
Zinc at physiological concentrations reduced prolactin secretion from the pituitary in vitro and it has been suggested that this trace element may have a role in the in vivo regulation of Prolactin release.
Modulating the immune response by oral zinc supplementation: a single approach for multiple diseases
- Medicine, BiologyArchivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis
This review aims to summarize the respective findings and to discuss possible molecular mechanisms by which zinc could influence viral, bacterial, and parasitic infections, autoimmune diseases, and the response to vaccination.
T-lymphocytes: a target for stimulatory and inhibitory effects of zinc ions.
- Biology, MedicineEndocrine, metabolic & immune disorders drug targets
Taking together, zinc homeostasis influences T-lymphocytes via several molecular targets, leading to a modulation of T-cell-dependent immune responses, which increases the risk for infections and restores normal immune function.