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1
Q

Iron (Fe)

Function: ________ (2)

A

O2 transport

cytochrome

2
Q

Zinc (Zn)

Function: ________

A

folate digestion

conjugase

3
Q

FOLATE DIGESTION (function of Zn) is accomplished by ________

A

conjugases

4
Q

Copper (Cu)

Function: ________ (3)

A

generates ATP
collagen crosslinking (lysyl oxidase)
* REQUIRED by FERROPORTIN (Transport of IRON)

5
Q

COLLAGEN CROSSLINKING (function of Cu) is accomplished by _________

A

lysyl oxidase

6
Q

Selenium (Se)

Function: ________ (2)

A

cofactor for glutathione peroxidase

cofactor for conversion of T4 to T3 (thyroid)

7
Q

Iodide (I)

Function: ________

A

required for T4 and T3 thyroid)

8
Q

Chromium (Cr)

Function: ________

A

insulin secretion

9
Q

Manganese (Mn)

Function: ________

A

superoxide dismutase (mitochondria)

10
Q

SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE (function of Mn) is accomplished in the ________

A

mitochondria

11
Q

Molybdenum (Mo)

Function: ________ (2)

A

cofactor for SULFUR (S) metabolism

cofactor for URIC ACID synthesis

12
Q

Fluoride (F-)

Function: ________

A

decrease cavities

13
Q

Which TWO ultra trace minerals are required for the SYNTHESIS of T4 –> T3?

A

selenium (Se)

iodide (I)