Cuprous niacin, the world’s first “proper copper”

Welcome to our site! This site is being created to educate the public as to the benefits of copper niacin in the cuprous, +1 oxidation state. 

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Fructose copper microbiome

Song, M., Li, X., Zhang, X., Shi, H., Vos, M. B., Wei, X., Wang, Y., Gao, H., Rouchka, E. C., Yin, X., Zhou, Z., Prough, R. A., Cave, M. C., & McClain, C. J. (2018). Dietary copper-fructose interactions alter gut microbial activity in male rats. American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 314(1), G119–G130.Continue reading “Fructose copper microbiome”


We at CopperOne have been telling customers to add cuprous niacin to an oil to keep it in the +1 oxidation state. Why not olive oil? Oleuropein is “the most important phenolic compound present in olive cultivars. It has a role as a plant metabolite, a radical scavenger, an anti-inflammatory agent, an antineoplastic agent, anContinue reading “Oleuropein”

Cu(II) reductase

This post addresses the existence of a putative Cu(II) reductase that sits adjacent to the Ctr1 Cu+ channel. Sukru Gulec and James Collins wrote an excellent review on absorption of iron (Fe) and copper (Cu). This is a composite of three images going from the entry of Cu in the duodenum, transfer to the hepatocyte,Continue reading “Cu(II) reductase”

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