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1

_______ is more important form in humans

trivalent chromium

2

what has the highest content of biologically active form of chromium

brewers yeast (glucose tolerance factor GTF)

3

what vitamin enhances chromium absorption

vitamin c

4

that 3 proteins transport chromium

1. transferrin
2. albumin
3. globulin

5

chromium is known to potentiate the action of

insulin

6

chromium activates the ______

tyrosine kinase activity
(phosphorylates secondary messenger insulin receptor substrate (IRS))

7

______ is highly toxic to humans

hexavalent chromium (acidosis, GI hemorrhage, kidney failure)