Comparison of Indices of Copper Status in Men and Women Fed Diets Marginal in Copper

  • David B. Milne
  • Leslie M. Klevay
  • Janet R. Hunt

Abstract

Although the effects of Cu deficiency are well documented in several animal species (1), there are relatively few data on the effects of controlled marginal intakes of Cu on different indices related to Cu nutriture in adult humans (2, 3).

Keywords

Cholesterol Superoxide Hunt Monoamine 

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    L.M. Klevay, W.K. Canfield, S.K. Gallagher, L.K. Henriksen, H.C. Lukaski, W. Bolonchuk, L.K. Johnson, D.B. Milne and H.H. Sandstead, Decreased glucose tolerance in two men during experimental copper depletion, Nutr. Rep. Intl. 33: 371 (1986).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • David B. Milne
    • 1
  • Leslie M. Klevay
    • 1
  • Janet R. Hunt
    • 1
  1. 1.United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research ServiceGrand Forks Human Nutrition Research CenterGrand ForksUSA

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