Effective Drug For Disorders of Copper Metabolism

NOURAN AMIN | August 1, 2018

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According to a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a research team led by Dr. Vishal Gohil of Texas A&M AgriLife Research in College Station has now offered more targeted treatment options for individuals with defects in copper metabolism. The paper reports on an investigational anticancer-drug, by the name of Elesclomol, that has the ability to restore the production of cytochrome oxidase protein complex; a crucial copper-dependent enzyme needed for mitochondrial energy production. 

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