Zinc deficiency

Known as: Zinc Deficiency Disorder, deficiencies zinc, deficiency zinc 
A genetic or acquired metabolic disorder that is associated with zinc deficiency in the tissues.
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Micronutrient homeostasis is a key factor in maintaining a healthy immune system. Zinc is an essential micronutrient that is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Zinc deficiency is a well-documented problem in food crops, causing decreased crop yields and nutritional quality. Generally, the… (More)
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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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Review
2003
Review
2003
Zinc deficiency places children in many low-income countries at increased risk of illness and death from infectious diseases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Real-time reverse transcription followed by polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) is the most suitable method for the detection and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Millions of people worldwide suffer from nutritional imbalances of essential metals like zinc. These same metals, along with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Zinc is needed for growth and development, DNA synthesis, neurosensory functions, and cell-mediated immunity. Although zinc… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Zinc deficiency occurs in individuals and populations whose diets are low in sources of readily bioavailable zinc such as red… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Zn deficiency can have marked effects on virtually all components of the immune system. That these effects can be functionally… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The activity of thymulin (a thymic hormone) is dependent on the presence of zinc in the molecule. We assayed serum thymulin… (More)
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