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- Nielsen, Forrest H.; Milne, David B.; Mullen, Loanne M.; Gallagher, Sandra K.
- Journal of trace elements in experimental medicine 1990 v.3 no.4 pp. 281
- dietary protein; sulfur amino acids; genotype; men; nutrient deficiencies; copper; dietary minerals; cysteine; methionine; young adults; metabolic studies; high protein diet; nutrition-genotype interaction; eating habits; environmental exposure; cholesterol metabolism; antioxidant activity; free radicals; physiological response; low density lipoprotein; superoxide dismutase; cytochrome-c oxidase; glutathione; nutrition risk assessment
- ... An experiment was performed to ascertain whether factors other than dietary copper, specifically the sulfur amino acids cystine and methionine, affect the extent and nature of copper deprivation signs. Ten men aged 19 to 39 years were housed in a metabolic unit and fed high methionine (2.4 g/2,500 kcal) diet that supplied 0.6 mg Cu and 0.7 g cystine/2,500 kcal. After an equilibration period of 15 ...