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Zinc Gluconate (Code C84248)

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Preferred Name: Zinc Gluconate

Definition: A nutritional supplement containing the zinc salt form of gluconic acid for the purpose of providing zinc. As an essential trace element, zinc is of key importance in many biological processes, acts as an antioxidant and strengthens the immune system. Although the mechanism of action is not completely known, zinc supplementation may be used to increase immunity against viruses or may interfere with the replication of certain viruses, such as the human papillomavirus (HPV).

Display Name: Zinc Gluconate

Label: Zinc Gluconate

NCI Thesaurus Code: C84248 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0149381  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Bis(D-Gluconato-O1,O2) Zinc
Zinc D-Gluconate (1:2)
Zinc Gluconate

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 4468-02-4 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 717330
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 717330 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0149381

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Chemical_Formula 2C6H11O7.Zn
code C84248
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source FDA
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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