Title : Excessive zinc intake elevates systemic blood pressure levels in normotensive rats--potential role of superoxide-induced oxidative stress.

Pub. Date : 2004 Mar

PMID : 15076160

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1 The activity of Cu/Zn-SOD in the thoracic aorta was significantly reduced in rats fed a high Zn diet relative to rats fed a standard diet, appearing to at least in part, play a role in an increase in the action of superoxide in the vessel wall of rats fed a high Zn diet. Superoxides superoxide dismutase 1 Rattus norvegicus