Globus pallidus: a target brain region for divalent metal accumulation associated with dietary iron deficiency.

Recently, iron deficiency has been connected with a heterogeneous accumulation of manganese in the rat brain. The striatum is particularly vulnerable, for there is a significant negative correlation between accumulated manganese and gamma-aminobutyric acid levels. The effect of dietary iron deficiency on the distribution of zinc and copper, two other… CONTINUE READING