Assessment of zinc bioavailability: studies in rats on zinc absorption from wheat using radio- and stable isotopes

T E Fox, S J Fairweather-Tait, J Eagles, S G Wharf

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Absorption from wheat intrinsically and extrinsically labelled with 67Zn and extrinsically labelled with 65Zn was measured from 67Zn faecal excretion and 65Zn whole-body retention in rats. There were significant differences between the extrinsically- and intrinsically-labelled 67Zn (P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-101
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Nutrition
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1994


  • Absorption
  • Animals
  • Biological Availability
  • Chickens
  • Male
  • Meat
  • Rats
  • Rats, Wistar
  • Triticum
  • Zinc
  • Zinc Isotopes
  • Zinc Radioisotopes

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