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3.3.3 Trace Minerals
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iron  (Fe)        copper  (Cu)        zinc  (Zn)       fluoride (F)  selenium  (Se)   iodine  (I)   molybdenum(Mo)      chromium (Cr)   manganese (Mn) Required in  amounts less  than  100mg/day Trace Minerals
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Trace Minerals Functions  most are enzyme cofactors  some non-enzyme proteins   some provide structure
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Enzyme Cofactors Fig 12.2
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Iron (Fe) Functions  oxygen transport in blood  enzyme cofactor   e.g. Fe +++  (ferric)     Fe ++  (ferrous)  good immune function  brain and nerve function
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Fig 12.6 Iron in hemoglobin Each red  blood cell  (RBC) has  about 250  million  molecules  hemoglobin
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Iron in the Body Functional – 80% in RBC   Transport protein – transferrin Stored Iron: 2 types  - ferritin -  intestinal cells  - hemosiderin -  both types stored in  liver,  bone marrow,  skeletal muscle
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2008 for the course FSHN 130 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '08 term at Washington State University .

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