Regional Variations of Eight Trace Elements in Normal Human Liver

  • Mohamed Molokhia
  • Anat Molokhia


The liver plays a major role in trace element metabolism and is closer to a single cell type than many other organs in the body. It has also a high storage capacity for essential elements like iron and copper which may cause disease in overload states. It is conceivable that a similar effect may result from accumulation of other elements in excessive amounts.


Liver Sample Trace Element Concentration Overload State Single Cell Type Normal Human Liver 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed Molokhia
    • 1
  • Anat Molokhia
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyRoyal Liverpool HospitalLiverpoolUK
  2. 2.Medical DepartmentMersey Regional Health AuthorityLiverpoolUK

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