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The study, “Maternofetal and neonatal copper requirements revealed by enterocyte-specific deletion of the Menkes disease protein,” was published in the American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. Co-authors were Yanfang Wang, Sha Zhu and Gary Weisman, researchers in the MU Department of Biochemistry; Joseph Prohaska from University of Minnesota Medical School; and Jonathan Gitlin from the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass. The research was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
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