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- Roughead, Zamzam K.; Johnson, LuAnn K.; Hunt, Janet R.
- Journal of nutrition 1999 v.129 no.7 pp. 1368
- copper; iron; zinc; dietary minerals; antioxidants; dose response; liver; heart; superoxide dismutase; vitamin E; vitamin content; blood lipids; triacylglycerols; lipid peroxidation; diet; experimental diets; mathematical models; prediction; rats; animal models; ferroxidase; ferritin; hematocrit
- ... This study was designed to examine the interactions among dietary iron (Fe), copper (Cu), and zinc (Zn) and their effects on Fe status and oxidative stress in female rats. In a three-factor central composite response surface design, rats were assigned to 15 groups and fed modified AIN-93G basal diets with varying amounts of Fe and Zn (7.0, 15.5, 45.8, 135.6, or 300 microgram/g diet) and Cu (0.5, 1 ...