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Title Copper Deficiency
Description Copper Deficiency
Creation Date 01 April 1999
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Deficiency of copper (Cu), an essential nutrient for metabolism of numerous enzymes, electron transporters and other factors, although rare, has serious health consequences. An adult’s body contains between 50 – 120 mg of Cu and we typically consume 1-2 mg Cu per day. The main cuproenzyme activities are discussed below
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