Serum Insulin-like Growth Factor-I and Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Protein-3 Levels in Children with Zinc Deficiency and the Effect of Zinc Supplementation on these Parameters


Cesur Y. , Yordam N., DOGAN M.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, cilt.22, ss.1137-1143, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 22 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1515/jpem.2009.22.12.1137
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1137-1143

Özet

Aim: To determine the effect of zinc (Zn) therapy on serum insulin-like growth factor-l (IGF-I) and insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) levels in children with Zn deficiency and growth retardation, but without systemic disease, and to investigate the effect of Zn supplementation on these parameters.