Zinc (Zn)

SI UNITS (recommended)

CONVENTIONAL UNITS



* The SI unit is the recommended method of reporting clinical laboratory results

Synonym
Zn+
Units of measurement
µmol/L, µg/mL, µg/dL, µg/100mL, µg%, µg/L , mg/L

Zinc is an essential element in the nutrition of human beings, zinc is required in the genetic make-up of every cell and is an absolute requirement for all biologic reproduction. Zinc is needed in all DNA and RNA syntheses and is required at every step of the cell cycle.

About 2 grams of zinc is distributed throughout the body human. Hypozincemia is a condition where insufficient zinc is available for metabolic needs. The defficiency may lead to Anorexia, Diarrhia and Pneumonia or cognitive and motor function impairment in children.

Zinc defficiency during pregnancy can negatively affect both the mother and fetus.

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