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- Bray, Lisa, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Nutrients 2019 v.11 no.1
- absorption; acrodermatitis; animal models; death; dietary mineral supplements; in vitro studies; in vivo studies; intestines; mice; nutrient balance; therapeutics; tissues; weight loss; zinc
- ... Acrodermatitis enteropathica (AE) is a rare disease characterised by a failure in intestinal zinc absorption, which results in a host of symptoms that can ultimately lead to death if left untreated. Current clinical treatment involves life-long high-dose zinc supplements, which can introduce complications for overall nutrient balance in the body. Previous studies have therefore explored the pharma ...