Here's How Your Body Transports Zinc to Protect Your Health (image) University of Virginia Health System Share Print E-Mail Caption An artist's interpretation of zinc being transported in the bloodstream. Credit Courtesy Wladek Minor Usage Restrictions May be used by reporters and webmasters to accompany news coverage of the zinc discovery. All other uses require express written permission from UVA Health System. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.