Zinc and Enzymes

  • Ananda S. Prasad
Part of the Biochemistry of the Elements book series (BOTE, volume 11)


Zinc metalloenzymes catalyze approximately 50 important biochemical reactions. Many of these enzymes have been isolated from more than one species, resulting in identification of over 200 catalytically active zinc metalloproteins (Galdes and Vallee, 1983).


Zinc Deficiency Zinc Supplementation Plasma Ammonia Carbamoyl Phosphate Synthetase Acrodermatitis Enteropathica 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ananda S. Prasad
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and OncologyWayne State University School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Harper HospitalDetroitUSA
  3. 3.Veterans Administration Medical CenterAllen ParkUSA

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