Copper metabolism and growth promotion – is there a relation?

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Interaction with microbiota is likely to explain part of the effect of growth promoting effect of high copper.

ALESSANDRA MONTERIO and JENNIFER MAURIN* review proposed (pre- and post-absorption effects) mode of action of copper as a growth promoter. Particular attention is given to liver accumulation, although this does not seem to be connected to performance.

Copper (Cu) at high dietary levels has been ...

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Based and working in the region.