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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329856
Description: Chronic low-grade inflammation in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) can elicit changes in whole-body zinc metabolism. The interaction among the expression of inflammatory cytokines, zinc transporter and m ... More
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Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: zinc | vegetarian | pregnancy | intake | biomarker | status | requirement | diet
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/355879
Description: Pregnant women are vulnerable to a low zinc status due to the additional zinc demands associated with pregnancy and foetal development. The present systematic review explores the relationship between ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1047149
Description: The usefulness of zinc transporter and metallothionein (MT) gene expressions to detect changes in zinc intake remains unclear. This pilot study aimed to determine the effects of zinc supplementation o ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/328821
Description: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated often with underlying zinc deficiency and nutritional supplements such as zinc may be of therapeutic benefit in the disease. In a randomized, double-blind, ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/228624
Description: Plant-based diets contain less saturated fat and cholesterol and more folate, fibre and phytochemicals than omnivorous diets, but some micronutrients, especially zinc, are poorly bioavailable. The fin ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/228842
Description: Background: Nutritional supplements are used commonly by people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). We aimed to investigate the effects of zinc and α-linolenic acid (ALA) supplementation on markers ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/276831
Description: The pathology of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) often is associated with underlying states of conditioned zinc deficiency and chronic inflammation. Zinc and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids each exh ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/221251
Description: Background: Impaired zinc metabolism is prominent in chronic disorders including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Zinc has the potential to affect glucose homeostasis in animals and humans and hen ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/200623
Description: Phytic acid is a major determinant of zinc bioavail-ability. Little is known about phytic acid intakes or indices of zinc bioavailability in type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), a condition that predisposes ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/213964
Description: This study investigates the expression levels of zinc transporter and metallothionein (MT) genes in the mononuclear cells of 41 women with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) using Taqman real-time PCR. It ... More
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/143818
Description: The aim of the present analysis was to evaluate the micronutrient content of plant foods produced by organic and onventional agricultural methods. Studies were identified from a search of electronic d ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 010400 Statistics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/146334
Description: The zinc transporter (ZnT; SLC30) and Zrt- and Irt-like protein (Zip, SLC39) zinc transporter families are integral to the maintenance of intracellular zinc concentrations. Few studies have examined t ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/113504
Description: Background: Studies in humans and animals suggest that zinc has the potential to affect lipoprotein metabolism and hence impact cardiovascular disease risk. Methods: A meta-analysis of controlled clin ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1186590
Description: The objective of this study was to compare the fatty acid composition of commercially available conventional, certified organic, and omega-3 eggs. Egg components were assessed, and the fatty acid comp ... More
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