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- Milne, David B.; Davis, Cindy D.; Nielsen, Forrest H.
- Nutrition 2001 v.17 no.9 pp. 701
- women; nutritional status; zinc; nutrient deficiencies; dietary minerals; copper; menopause; oxidative stress; ferroxidase; cytochrome-c oxidase; superoxide dismutase; cholesterol; blood lipids; blood serum; glutathione
- ... OBJECTIVES: To better define the relationship between dietary zinc and copper for humans so that sound recommendations for intakes of hese elements can be made. METHODS: A study was conducted to ascertain the effect of moderately excessive and deficient intakes of zinc on copper metabolism and use in humans fed low and luxuriant amounts of copper. Twenty-one postmenopausal women housed in a metabo ...