Essential trace element alterations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Essential trace element alterations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

This study found statistically significant decreased cerebrospinal fluid and serum levels of copper in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients compared to the control group.
The researchers concluded that their findings indicate an essential trace element imbalance in ALS.

Further details can be found in the study.
Kapaki E, Zournas C, Kanias G, Zambelis T, Kakami A, Papageorgiou C.
J Neurol Sci. 1997 Apr 15;147(2):171-5.

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