2011
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-28032011000100013
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Abstract: -Context -Zinc deficiency in children and adolescents impairs their growing, development and immune system. Objectives -To verify the existence of plasma and leukocyte zinc deficiency in adolescents with autoimmune hepatitis. Methods -The study comprised 23 patients with autoimmune hepatitis, aged 10-18 years, assisted at the Ambulatory Service of Pediatric Hepatology of the University of Campinas Teaching Hospital, Campinas, SP, Brazil, and adolescents with ages compatible with the patients' ages comprised th… Show more

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“…Declines in the serum Zn [ 139 ] and Se [ 140 ] levels of patients with AIH have been reported. Indeed, lower serum Zn and Se levels were one of the common features in autoimmune diseases [ 141 , 142 ].…”
Section: The Roles Of Trace Elementsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Declines in the serum Zn [ 139 ] and Se [ 140 ] levels of patients with AIH have been reported. Indeed, lower serum Zn and Se levels were one of the common features in autoimmune diseases [ 141 , 142 ].…”
Section: The Roles Of Trace Elementsmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Ainda, o Zn atua na maturação hepática da vitamina A e na fertilidade e reprodução em humanos (Gibson, 2012;Levenson & Morris, 2011). O Zn é um elemento essencial para as atividades celulares, atuando principalmente como cofator de várias enzimas e proteínas (Pereira et al, 2011). Andreini, Banci, Bertini, & Rosato (2006), baseando-se em análises de bioinformática, demonstraram que o Zn está presente em cerca de 3207 proteínas humanas.…”
Section: Zinco E a Nutrição Humanaunclassified
“…Yazar et al [76], however, found no differences in the plasma zinc concentrations of patients with RA. Patients with celiac disease [77][78][79][80], type-I diabetes mellitus [81,82], SLE [83,84], autoimmune hepatitis [85,86], primary biliary cirrhosis [87,88] and pemphigus vulgaris [89] also exhibited decreased serum zinc concentrations.…”
Section: Zinc Status In Patients With Autoimmune Diseasesmentioning
confidence: 99%