PURE ENCAPSULATIONS - UltraZin Zinc - 90 capsules - NPN: 80081787 -- Phospholipid bilayer microencapsulation technology protects mineral in gastrointestinal lumen, increases dissolvability, and easily crosses membranes UltraZin Zinc utilizes an innovative microencapsulation technology to enhance the absorption and bioavailability of zinc. This technology creates a phospholipid bilayer around the mineral similar to a liposome, increasing solubility and absorbability. Zinc is essential for a wide range of physiological functions, including support of the bodys defence system and tissue development. It is a constituent of over two dozen enzymes involved in metabolism, including carbonic anhydrase, which is vital to tissue respiration. Zinc also plays an important role in maintaining healthy bones, hair, nails, and skin.