Biological Role

Botica one of the town of Ponferrada, Felipe Martinez alvarez.Actualizado century XVIIPor on 23/04/2009 at 23:44 (CET) disease, pain, time and death are constant and universal, but they do not change change everything else. Life is always fragile and fleeting. Life is sailing against the current, while the living and thus the man at the right time, it transmits its genetic code that ensures the continuity of the species and therefore the possibility of adaptation to the environment. But life is not limited to its terms, does not fit the environment as a key into the lock. Zinc is a chemical element essential for personas.El the human body contains about 40 mg of zinc per kg and many enzymes work with your competition: involved in the metabolism of proteins and nucleic acids, stimulates the activity of approximately 100 enzymes, collaborates the proper functioning of the immune system, is necessary for healing, speaking in the perceptions of taste and smell and the synthesis of DNA. The metal is found in insulin, zinc finger proteins (zinc finger) and various enzymes such as superoxide dismutase.
Zinc is found in various foods such as oysters, red meat, poultry, some fish and seafood, beans and nuts. The recommended daily intake of zinc is around 20 mg for adults, less for infants, children and adolescents (for their lower body weight) and slightly higher for women during pregnancy and lactation.
Zinc deficiency impairs the immune system generates growth retardation and can cause hair loss, diarrhea, impotence, damage to eyes and skin, loss of appetite, weight loss, delay in wound healing, and abnormalities in sense of smell. The causes that can cause a zinc deficiency include poor intake and poor absorption of the mineral ‘case of alcoholism that favors its elimination in urine or vegetarian diets in which the absorption of zinc is 50 lower than that of meat’ or its removal due to excessive gastrointestinal disorders.
Too much zinc has been associated with low levels of copper, changes in the role of iron and decreased immune function and levels of cholesterol.
It is believed that the sting of scorpions contain zinc with a purity of 1 / 4 parts..

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