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Erikson, Keith

UNCG

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Effects of manganese exposure and iron deficiency on the biology of GABA and norepinephrine 2009 217 Both manganese (Mn) and iron (Fe) are dietary metals required for numerous important processes in mammalian systems, and disturbances in the homeostasis of these metals can have deleterious effects, specifically on the central nervous system. In thes...
Creatine as a neuroprotective agent in manganese-induced neurotoxicity 2011 4031 Manganese (Mn) is a trace metal that is essential for optimal functioning of mammalian systems. However, excessive exposure to Mn is known to cause an extrapyramidal disease. Presently, Mn-induced neurotoxicity has no cure. In these studies, we exami...