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Copper's previously unknown exit strategy

(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have long known that the body rids itself of excess copper and various other minerals by collecting them in the liver and excreting them through the liver’s bile. However, a new study led ...

Jul 13, 2012
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Neural protective protein has two faces

(Medical Xpress) -- A protein produced by the central nervous system’s support cells seems to play two opposing roles in protecting nerve cells from damage, an animal study by Johns Hopkins researchers suggests: Decreasing ...

May 30, 2012
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