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Lower Zinc Levels in Children with Down Syndrome

Research has established that zinc metabolism is altered in Down syndrome. This study compared a group of children with Down syndrome with a control group both with children ages 4 to 11 years. Zinc concentrations were significantly lower in plasma of children with Down syndrome. Abstract Experimental and clinical studies have established that zinc metabolism […]

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Abstract no.: 776

Early intervention in down syndrome: The effect of antioxidants N.A. Meguid & S. Ismail The present study investigated the role of antioxidant nutritional support in conjunction with a training Portage programme designed to improve the capabilities of patients with Down Syndrome (DS). The study included 60 children with DS aged between 2 and 45 months. […]

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Abstract no.: 775

Evaluation of trace elements and some enzymes in Egyptian children with Down syndrome N.A. Meguid, H.H.Afifi & N. Kholosy The present study investigated the activity of Cu Zn superoxide dismutase in red blood cells and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) in whole blood using spectrophotometric methods. The plasma levels of the copper and zinc cofactors, and whole […]

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