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Zinc is an essential mineral that is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. Zinc is also found in many cold lozenges and some over-the-counter drugs sold as cold remedies.
New insight into the tremendously complex "genetic dance"

New insight into the tremendously complex "genetic dance"

Prostate cancer drugs could be effectively repurposed to inhibit melanoma in men

Prostate cancer drugs could be effectively repurposed to inhibit melanoma in men

TEDDY study adds to a growing body of evidence that type 1 diabetes is not a single disease

TEDDY study adds to a growing body of evidence that type 1 diabetes is not a single disease

U-M researchers target a protein channel in the cell’s lysosome to selectively kill cancer cells

U-M researchers target a protein channel in the cell’s lysosome to selectively kill cancer cells

Lactoferrin supplements could be used as adjunct for COVID-19 and other respiratory tract infections

Lactoferrin supplements could be used as adjunct for COVID-19 and other respiratory tract infections

Zinc oxide in sunscreens destroys UVA protection during sun exposure

Zinc oxide in sunscreens destroys UVA protection during sun exposure

Role of S-acylation in SARS-CoV-2 infectivity

Role of S-acylation in SARS-CoV-2 infectivity

Study provides novel insights into how KLF4 influences gene expression

Study provides novel insights into how KLF4 influences gene expression

COVID-19 associated mucormycosis cases in India

COVID-19 associated mucormycosis cases in India

Using self-assembled drugs to achieve a breakthrough in cancer therapy

Using self-assembled drugs to achieve a breakthrough in cancer therapy

Diagnosis of viral infections using micro and nanoscale technologies

Diagnosis of viral infections using micro and nanoscale technologies

Study connects hyperglycemia and prolonged cloth mask use to COVID-19-associated mucormycosis risk

Study connects hyperglycemia and prolonged cloth mask use to COVID-19-associated mucormycosis risk

Intestinal organoids demonstrate variability in SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility

Intestinal organoids demonstrate variability in SARS-CoV-2 susceptibility

Researchers identify novel disorder resulting from a mutation in AIOLOS protein

Researchers identify novel disorder resulting from a mutation in AIOLOS protein

Metabolomics lab analysis reveals large nutritional differences between near-meat and meat

Metabolomics lab analysis reveals large nutritional differences between near-meat and meat

Nanomaterials' physiochemical properties influence their ability to penetrate the blood brain barrier

Nanomaterials' physiochemical properties influence their ability to penetrate the blood brain barrier

Zinc-embedded polyamides inactivate SARS-CoV-2 and influenza A

Zinc-embedded polyamides inactivate SARS-CoV-2 and influenza A

Nanotechnology and the fight against COVID-19

Nanotechnology and the fight against COVID-19

Can antioxidants help manage neurological complications in COVID-19?

Can antioxidants help manage neurological complications in COVID-19?

Zinc inhibits SARS-CoV-2’s main protease in vitro

Zinc inhibits SARS-CoV-2’s main protease in vitro