alcohol-induced steatosis

Zinc: A Potential Treatment for Alcohol-Induced Fatty Liver Disease

December 09, 2012

While visiting former college classmates in China, Zhanxiang Zhou, PhD, learned that several of them suffered from alcohol-induced fatty liver disease (FLD). Zhou is co-director of the UNC Greensboro Center forTranslational Biomedical Research and an expert on the disease. During his visit, Zhou counseled his friends on dietary changes that might help them. One day, […]

Zinc supplementation reverses alcohol-induced steatosis in mice through reactivating hepatocyte nuclear factor-4a and peroxisome proliferators activated receptor-a

May 19, 2009

Kang X, Zhong W, Liu J, Song Z, McClain CJ, Kang YJ, Zhou Z. Zinc supplementation reverses alcohol-induced steatosis in mice through reactivating hepatocyte nuclear factor-4a and peroxisome proliferators activated receptor-a. Hepatology2009; 50:1241-1250. Abstract Alcoholic steatosis is a fundamental metabolic disorder in the progression of alcoholic liver disease. Zinc deficiency is one of the most […]