Zinc and human health: an update

@article{Chasapis2011ZincAH,
  title={Zinc and human health: an update},
  author={Christos T. Chasapis and Ariadni C. Loutsidou and Chara A. Spiliopoulou and Maria E. Stefanidou},
  journal={Archives of Toxicology},
  year={2011},
  volume={86},
  pages={521-534}
}
The importance of micronutrients in health and nutrition is undisputable, and among them, zinc is an essential element whose significance to health is increasingly appreciated and whose deficiency may play an important role in the appearance of diseases. Zinc is one of the most important trace elements in the organism, with three major biological roles, as catalyst, structural, and regulatory ion. Zinc-binding motifs are found in many proteins encoded by the human genome physiologically, and… 

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