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deficiency

Biology the absence of a gene or a region of a chromosome normally present
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Inhibition of elevated hepatic glutathione abolishes copper deficiency cholesterolemia.
Gastric surgery seems to be an increasingly common cause of acquired copper deficiency that can go unrecognized for years (16).
Halfdanarson and colleagues (8) reviewed 40 cases of acquired copper deficiency with low hematologic indices, with 22 (55%) of the patients having no other identifiable potential causes for their cytopenia.
Copper deficiency in tule elk at Point Reyes, California.
In contrast, in conditions like Menkes disease that results from copper deficiency, an approach to supplement copper complexed with histidine or albumin are being tested (79).
GFHNRC studies have found that the activity of various copper-containing enzymes is lower in rats subjected to copper deficiency during either pre- or postnatal brain development--with varying outcomes.
Dietary copper deficiency reduces heat shock protein expression in cardiovascular tissues.
Copper should be taken with zinc, because high-dose zinc oxide is linked to copper deficiency.
The Western Blots indicate that dietary copper deficiency significantly reduced PKC a protein expression in both the homogenate (p<0.
Decreased plasma enkephalins in copper deficiency in man," Am J Clin Nutr, 43: 42-46, 1986.
This may explain how copper deficiency can lead to anemia.