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Zinc

"Zinc" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A metallic element of atomic number 30 and atomic weight 65.38. It is a necessary trace element in the diet, forming an essential part of many enzymes, and playing an important role in protein synthesis and in cell division. Zinc deficiency is associated with ANEMIA, short stature, HYPOGONADISM, impaired WOUND HEALING, and geophagia. It is known by the symbol Zn.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Zinc" by people in this website by year, and whether "Zinc" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 198 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 2009 and 2012
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