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Metal-Albumin-Amino Acid Interactions: Chemical and Physiological Interrelationships

  • R. I. Henkin
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 48)

Abstract

Following the introduction and passage of transition metal ions such as copper, zinc, cadmium and nickel into appropriate portions of the gastrointestinal tract of man and other animals absorption across the gut mucosa occurs leading to the introduction of these metals into the blood. At this point, due to the functional characteristics of these metals, they appear bound to various ligands and transported to various tissues.

Keywords

Human Serum Albumin Formation Constant Serum Zinc Normal Human Serum Acid Interaction 
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  • R. I. Henkin
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  1. 1.Section on NeuroendocrinologyNational Heart and Lung InstituteBethesdaUSA

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