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The trace elements deficiency is the most common micronutrient deficiency in the world. Trace metals such as iron, zinc, cobalt, copper, potassium, lithium, iodine, manganese, molybdenum etc., are necessary for the growth and function of the brain. The transport of trace metals into the brain is strictly regulated by the brain barrier system. The homeostasis of trace metals in the brain is important for brain function and also for the prevention of brain diseases. Women of reproductive age, young children and age person are particularly vulnerable to the element deficiency diseases.


Trace elements brain barrier system homeostasis

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