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Six of the 17 papers in this symposium book are directly relevant to clinical problems. H.T. Delves reviews dietary sources of copper and points out potential copper deficiency from total parenteral nutrition. Bremner discusses absorption, transport, and distribution. Copper deficiency in humans is succinctly summarized by D.M. Danks. Copper in neurologic function and in the liver are reviewed, respectively, by D.M. Hunt and CA. Owen Jr. R. Osterberg discusses properties of therapeutically useful chelating agents.
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Biological Roles of Copper.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;95:127. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-1-127_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(1):127.
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