Further Reading

Andrews GK (2001) Cellular zinc sensors: MTF-1 regulation of gene expression. Biometals 14: 223-237. Cousins RJ, Blanchard RK, Moore JB et al. (2003) Regulation of zinc metabolism and genomic outcomes. Journal of Nutrition 133(5S-1): 1521S-1526S.

FAO/WHO (2002) Human Vitamin and Mineral Requirements. Report of a joint FAO/WHO expert consultation, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 257-270. Rome: Food and Nutrition Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization.

Gaither LA and Eide DJ (2001) Eukaryotic zinc transporters and their regulation. Biometals 14: 251-270.

Institute of Medicine (2001) Dietary reference intakes for vitamin A, vitamin K, arsenic, boron, chromium, copper, iodine, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, silicon, vanadium and zinc. pp. 442-501. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

MacDonald RS (2000) The role of zinc in growth and cell proliferation. Journal of Nutrition 130(5S): 1500S-1508S.

Maret W (2001) Zinc biochemistry, physiology, and homeostasis -recent insights and current trends. Biometals 14: 187-190.

Mills CF (ed.) (1989) Zinc in Human Biology. London: SpringerVerlag.

Prasad AS (1991) Discovery of human zinc deficiency and studies in an experimental human model. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 53: 403-412.

Vallee BL and Falchuk KH (1993) The biochemical basis of zinc physiology. Physiological Reviews 73: 79-118.

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