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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Studies

Our research studies focus on cellular zinc regulation and its links to prostate cancer, body weight/adiposity, glucose/insulin homeostasis, and lipid metabolism. The goal is to understand the mechanism of zinc action in the body.




·         QTL mapping of body weight and adiposity in mice


·         Zinc and apoptosis


·         Zinc and glucose/insulin metabolism


·         Zinc and prostate cancer

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Last Modified: 10/7/2011