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Title Zinc Status Determination
Description Zinc Status Determination. Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Methods
Creation Date 01 October 1998
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
In practice, assessment of zinc status has proved to be difficult. Various measurement methods have been suggested, but most fail to reflect the true status of total body zinc. From all the various analytical instrumentation developed to measure trace elements, Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS) and Inductively Coupled Plasma emission (ICP) techniques are the most widely used to measure zinc in biological samples
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