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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: VITAMIN AND MINERAL SUPPLEMENTATION IN CHILDREN

Location: Obesity and Metabolism Research Unit

Project Number: 5306-51000-003-09
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Jan 01, 2009
End Date: Jun 30, 2011

Objective:
In a collaborative effort to evaluate the effects of a micronutrient supplement in children, we will provide consultation in the protocol development for the collection of blood from 300 children at baseline and 6 months post feeding and perform the assays of nutritional status biomarkers.

Approach:
We will analyze blood for zinc, B12, folate, retinol and serum transferrin receptors. If more serum is available, the following biomarkers will be performed in the following order: vitamin D, riboflavin and CRP. Documents Trust with Mathile Institute. Log 37849. Formerly 5306-51520-006-14T (12/09).

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