Copper and aging brain

This review carried the torch of Dr Brewer in trying to shed light on the hazards of using copper (II) sulfate to control pathogens on food crops to the international community.  This review cited the literature on links to Alzheimer’s Disease and alternatives to CuSO4 to control pathogens.  This review did not discuss whether theContinue reading “Copper and aging brain”

Brain copper transport

Menkes Disease is an X-linked infant onset disorder of copper transport caused by mutations in the ATP7A copper transporter. [1] Seizures, hypotonia, gross motor delays were some of the neurological deficits caused by mutations in ATP7A. The authors of Wikipedia list a series of symptoms of Menkes Disease that rads like a list of everyContinue reading “Brain copper transport”