Anatomical Region Differences and Age-Related Changes in Copper, Zinc, and Manganese Levels in the Human Brain


Using inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry after samples microwave-assisted acid digestion, zinc (Zn), copper (Cu), and manganese (Mn) levels were measured in 14 different areas of the human brain of adult individuals (n = 42; 71 ± 12, range 50–101 years old) without a known history of neurodegenerative, neurological, or psychiatric disorder. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12011-014-0093-6


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