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How Zinc interacts with copper

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Zinc and copper are capable of decreasing the absorption of the other from the digestive tract. Supplementation with affected nutrient(s) may be necessary. (1) (2)


  1. View Abstract: Cossack ZT, van den Hamer CJ. Kinetics of Copper Absorption in Zinc-overload States and Following the Withdrawal of Zinc Supplement: The Role of Endogenous Zinc Status. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. Mar1987;6(2):296-301.
  2. View Abstract: Hoogenraad TU, Van den Hamer CJ. 3 Years of Continuous Oral Zinc Therapy in 4 Patients With Wilson's Disease. Acta Neurol Scand. Jun1983;67(6):356-64.

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