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Document Summary
Title Chromium
Description Reviews the importance of this micronutrient trace element
Creation Date 20 October 2006
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Chromium has been shown to be an essential micronutrient involved in normal carbohydrate and lipid metabolism (Anderson 1985). Research has focused on its role in carbohydrate metabolism and, recently, the interactions of the biologically active form of chromium with insulin receptors has become an important area of research. The topics covered here relate to this area of research
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