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  1. Wilson Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... prevents your body from getting rid of extra copper. You need a small amount of copper from food to stay healthy. Too much copper is poisonous. Normally, your liver releases extra copper ...
  2. Copper is an essential trace element present in all body tissues. A small amount is needed for ... function, but the body cannot make its own copper. You must get it from food.
  3. ... in which the body has a problem absorbing copper. The disease affects development, both mental and physical. ... hard for the body to properly distribute (transport) copper throughout the body. As a result, the brain ...
  4. The 24-hour urine copper test measures the amount of copper in a urine sample. ... instructed. A laboratory specialist will determine how much copper is in the sample.
  5. This article discusses poisoning from copper. This article is for information only. DO NOT use it to treat or manage an actual poison exposure. If you or ...
  6. The ceruloplasmin test measures the level of the copper-containing protein ceruloplasmin in the blood. ... made in the liver. Ceruloplasmin stores and transports copper in the blood to parts of the body ...
  7. The copper urine test is performed by collecting urine at specific times for a 24-hour period. The urine is tested for the amount of copper present. The copper urine test is used to ...
  8. Lab Tracker and Copper Calculator (Wilson Disease Association)  
    ... scientific, study, inheritance, diet, nutrition, kayser-fleischer rings, copper, transplantation, copper calculator, programs, advocacy, donate, donation, cause, ...
  9. Minerals (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... amounts of trace minerals. They include iron, manganese, copper, iodine, zinc, cobalt, fluoride and selenium. Most people ...
  10. ... making a protein that is important for regulating copper levels in the body. Copper is necessary for many cellular functions, but it ... intestine, this protein helps control the absorption of copper from food. In other cells, the ATP7A protein ...
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