Molybdenum Content of some Common Indian Foods


Affiliations

  • Indian Council of Medical Research, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India

Abstract

The importance of molybdenum as a micronutrient both in animal and plant nutrition has long been recognised. As an integral part of the enzyme xanthine oxidase (Xanthine: oxygen oxido reductase : EC 1.2.3.1), in animal tissues, molybdenum is involved in the catabolism of purines.

Subject Discipline

Health Care and Hospital Management

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