Dietary Zinc

Known as: Zinc, Zn 
Forms of the element zinc found in foods.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2007
Review
2007
In the development and testing of programs designed to improve complementary feeding globally, local nonfortified food-based… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The ZIP5 gene encodes a protein closely related to ZIP4, a zinc transporter mutated in the human genetic disorder acrodermatitis… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Zinc is an essential micronutrient for human growth, development, and immune function. Zinc deficiency impairs overall immune… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Multiple studies have been carried out to assess the effect of zinc supplementation on children's growth. The results… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Zinc metabolism is well regulated over a wide range of dietary intakes to help maintain cellular zinc-dependent functions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
An experiment was conducted to determine the effect of high dietary intakes of Zn and Cu and their combination on growth… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVES This study assessed the effects of zinc supplementation in the prevention of diarrhea and pneumonia with the use of a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The understanding of mechanisms controlling zinc absorption and metabolism at the molecular level has advanced recently. Kinetics… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Increased acute lower respiratory infection incidence, severity, and mortality are associated with malnutrition, and… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Plasma zinc concentration has been denigrated as a measure of zinc status because it responds to metabolic conditions unrelated… (More)
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