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The proceedings of an international symposium held in Cleveland in October 1971 have been compiled into this book under the same title (20 manuscripts and 4 panel discussions). The importance of zinc in clinical medicine is just beginning to be appreciated with the development of highly sensitive and precise methods for its analysis (atomic absorption spectrophotometry) which are within the technical capabilities of any investigator. Zinc, the metal component of many metaloenzymes, appears to be critical in two basic metabolic processes, growth and repair.
In the first of four sections, five basic scientists describe well-controlled animal studies defining the importance
Clinical Applications of Zinc Metabolism.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:754. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-5-754_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(5):754.
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