Table 4

Comparison of tissue CCS expression between Zn-30 rats and responders and non-responders for plasma Cu1,2

Animals

CCS Expression


Liver

Erythrocyte

WBC


Zn-30

1.00 ± 0.14a

(n = 12)

1.00 ± 0.18a

(n = 12)

1.00 ± 0.20a

(n = 7)

Non-responders3

1.18 ± 0.11a

(n = 24)

1.44 ± 0.16ab

(n = 24)

0.95 ± 0.11a

(n = 17)

Responders4

1.97 ± 0.12b

(n = 12)

1.86 ± 0.20b

(n = 12)

2.02 ± 0.54b

(n = 4)


1 Values in a column without a common letter differ, P < 0.05. Values are means ± SEM.

2 n values are in parentheses.

3 Rats from diet groups Zn-60, Zn-120 and Zn-240 characterised as non-responders for plasma Cu.

4 Rats from diet groups Zn-60, Zn-120 and Zn-240 characterised as responders for plasma Cu.

Iskandar et al. Nutrition Journal 2005 4:35   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-4-35

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