zinc deficiency

UNC-G Scientists Discover Link Between Zinc Deficiency and ROS Buildup in ALD

August 26, 2016

Scientists from the UNC Greensboro Center for Translational Biomedical Research made unprecedented connections between alcohol-induced hepatic zinc deficiency and a defect in the mitochondria in their American Journal of Physiological: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology paper: “Defect of mitochondrial respiratory chain is a mechanism of ROS overproduction in a rat model of alcoholic liver disease: role […]