JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.22, no.12, pp.1137-1143, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
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.