No, the zinc assay must be measured between 419 nm and 426 nm. Outside of this narrow range the assay will not work.
Because this assay is not linear from 0.12 to 10 µM, please follow the protocol and run standard curve for each assay.
No, the zinc concentration in urine is sufficiently low.
Hendricks, MR et al (2021). Extracellular vesicles promote transkingdom nutrient transfer during viral-bacterial co-infection. Cell Reports, 34(4), 108672. Assay: Zinc in human extracelllular vesicles.
Hamed, AMM et al (2019). Serum zinc levels in hospitalized children with pneumonia: A hospital-based case-control study. Egyptian Journal of Bronchology, 13(5), 730-737 Assay: Zinc in human serum.
Bergeron, N., & Guay, F. (2019). Impact of zinc and arginine on antioxidant status of weanling piglets raised under commercial conditions. Animal Nutrition. Assay: Zinc in pig plasma.
Boudreault, F., Pinilla-Vera, M., Englert, J. A., Kho, A. T., Isabelle, C., Arciniegas, A. J. & Choi, K. M. (2017). Zinc deficiency primes the lung for ventilator-induced injury. JCI insight, 2(11). Assay: Zinc in mice blood.
Dambal, S., Baumann, B., McCray, T., Williams, L., Richards, Z., Deaton, R. & Nonn, L. (2017). The miR-183 family cluster alters zinc homeostasis in benign prostate cells, organoids and prostate cancer xenografts. Scientific reports, 7(1), 7704. Assay: Zinc in rat tumor cells.
White, J. R., Gong, H., Pope, B., Schlievert, P., & McElroy, S. J. (2017). Paneth-cell-disruption-induced necrotizing enterocolitis in mice requires live bacteria and occurs independently of TLR4 signaling. Disease models & mechanisms, 10(6), 727-736. Assay: Zinc in mice blood.
Xu, J et al (2014). Nanosized zinc oxide particles do not promote DHPN-induced lung carcinogenesis but cause reversible epithelial hyperplasia of terminal bronchioles. Archives of toxicology 88(1): 65-75. Assay: Zinc in rat lung tissue.
Kelly, E., Mathew, J., Kohler, J. E., Blass, A. L., & Soybel, D. I. (2012). Hemorrhagic Shock and Surgical Stress Alter Distribution of Labile Zinc within High and Low Molecular Weight Plasma Fractions. Shock (Augusta, Ga.) 38(3): 314. Assay: Zinc in rat plasma.
Leung, KW, et al. (2012). ZIP2 and ZIP4 Mediate Age-Related Zinc Fluxes Across the Retinal Pigment Epithelium. J Mol Neurosci. 46(1): 122-137. Assay: Zinc in human retinal pigment epithelial cells.
Gunasekara, P, et al. (2011). Effects of zinc and multimineral vitamin supplementation on glycemic and lipid control in adult diabetes. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes 4:53-60. Assay: Zinc in human serum, urine.
Kelly, E, et al. (2011). Redistribution of labile plasma zinc during mild surgical stress in the rat. Transl Res 157(3):139-49. Assay: Zinc in rat plasma.
Leung, KW et al (2011). ZIP2 and ZIP4 Mediate Age-Related Zinc Fluxes Across the Retinal Pigment Epithelium. J Mol Neurosci . Assay: Zinc in human Retinal pigment epithelial cells.
Mihelich, BL et al (2011). miR-183-96-182 cluster is overexpressed in prostate tissue and regulates zinc homeostasis in prostate cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry 286(52): 44503-44511. Assay: Zinc in human prostate cells.
Morgan, C. I., Ledford, J. R., Zhou, P., & Page, K. (2011). Zinc supplementation alters airway inflammation and airway hyperresponsiveness to a common allergen. J. Inflamm. (Lond.) 8: 36. Assay: Zinc in mouse serum.
Padiglia, A., et al. (2010). Sensitivity to 6-n-propylthiouracil is associated with gustin (carbonic anhydrase VI) gene polymorphism, salivary zinc, and body mass index in humans. Am J Clin Nutr 92(3):539-45. Assay: Zinc in human saliva.
Knoell, DL, et al. (2009). Zinc deficiency increases organ damage and mortality in a murine model of polymicrobial sepsis. Crit Care Med 37(4):1380-8. Assay: Zinc in mouse serum.
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