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<chemistry> An essential trace element being an essential component of the active site of a variety of enzymes.

Zinc has a high affinity for the side chains of cysteine and histidine. Zinc is present in tissues at levels of 0.1mM, but intracellular levels must be much lower.

Symbol: Zn

(11 Mar 2008)

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