From the database of
Essential Science IndicatorsSM, this list of Emerging
Research Fronts has been generated by a comparison of the data sets for the
current period of March 2003-February 28, 2009, and the previous period of
January 2003-December 31, 2008 (sliding 6-year period). Of the 6,667
Research Fronts in the March 2003-February 28, 2009 file, a total of 738
(11%) were new.
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Research Front Name
ENDOGENOUS ZN2+ POOL MITOCHONDRIAL FUNCTION MODULATION;
CELLULAR ZINC; NEURONAL CELL DEATH INVOLVING MITOCHONDRIAL
Biological functions, health implications, and pharmacological
targets are emerging for zinc.