Thursday, 23 June 2016

Zinc

🏈   ZINC  🏉
("Hamari Desh ki Shaan")

⚽ MetalloEnzymes :
CARBOXYPEPTIDASE
CARBONIC ANHYDRASE
ALCOHOL DEHYDROGENASE

⚽MICROMINERAL, RDA in children of Age
  <6 months: 5 mg/day
>6 months : 10mg/day

⚽Chiefly distributed in skeletal muscles 💪 and
bones🍖 ( Highest concentration: Hippocampus & Prostate)

⚽Zinc deficiency :
Mild - stunted growth,  hypoguesia, impaired immunity
Severe - dwarfism, hypogonadism, hypopigmented Hair

⚽ Diagnosis of Zn deficiency -
Levels <12M (<70g/dL)

⚽Early indicator of Zn deficiency -
Reduced THYMULIN levels

⚽Zinc containing protein in Saliva:
GUSTEN

⚽PEDIATRIC DOSE OF ZINC IN ACUTE DIARRHEA [for 2 weeks]:

⚾2-6 months: 10 mg / day
⚾>6  months: 20 mg / day

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