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- Matz, J.M.; Saari, J.T.; Bode, A.M.
- Journal of nutritional biochemistry 1995 v.6 no.12 pp. 644
- copper; nutrient deficiencies; heart; mitochondria; oxidative phosphorylation; electron transfer; electron transport chain; cell respiration; H-transporting ATP synthase; enzyme activity; adenosine triphosphate; hydrolysis; rats
- ... Although dietary copper deficiency causes physiological, morphological, and biochemical abnormalities in cardiac mitochondria, the relationship observed between abnormalities of mitochondrial structure and function have been inconsistent in previous studies. The purpose of the present study was to re-evaluate the respiration rates of cardiac mitochondria from copper-deficient rats and to use sever ...