Trace element status (Se, Cu, Zn) in healthy portuguese subjects of Lisbon population

@article{Lopes2004TraceES,
  title={Trace element status (Se, Cu, Zn) in healthy portuguese subjects of Lisbon population},
  author={Paula Alexandra Antunes Br{\'a}s Lopes and Maria Cristina J. Santos and Lisa Ferreira Vicente and Maria Odete Rodrigues and Maura Pavao and Jean N{\'e}ve and Ana Maria Viegas-Crespo},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
  year={2004},
  volume={101},
  pages={1-17}
}
Serum levels of selenium, copper, and zinc were systematically determined in healthy subjects of the Lisbon population. The sample consisted of 183 blood donors of both genders who were divided into two age groups: 20–44 and 45–70 yr of age; relationships with gender, age, the lipid profile, and tobacco consumption were investigated. In the female group, the intake of oral contraceptives and pregnancy were considered for the youngest women, and hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) was taken into… CONTINUE READING