The Missing Puzzle Piece Is Bioavailable Copper – Not More Iron

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Lucy Crisetig Copper and its master protein, ceruloplasmin, are instrumental for mitochondrial function. Ceruloplasmin is what drives copper into the mitochondria, and each mitochondrion needs about 50,000 atoms of copper to do its work. In a study it appears, when rats were denied copper, six genes (and subsequent proteins) are down-regulated or turned off, while […]