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No effect of copper supplementation on biochemical markers of bone metabolism in healthy young adult females despite apparently improved copper status.
Eur J Clin Nutr 2001; 55(7):525-31EJ

Abstract

OBJECTIVE

To investigate the effects of increasing Cu intakes, above the usual dietary intake, on biomarkers of bone metabolism in healthy young adult females (aged 21-28 y) over a 4 week period.

DESIGN

A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised repeat crossover Cu supplementation trial.

SETTING

The study was conducted at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (RVAU), Copenhagen, Denmark.

SUBJECTS

Sixteen healthy young adult females aged 20-28 y were recruited from among students at the RVAU.

INTERVENTION

During the 4 week intervention periods in this randomised, crossover trial (3x4 weeks with a minimum 3 week wash-out period), each subject received, in addition to their usual diet, either 3 or 6 mg elemental Cu/day as CuSO4 or a matching placebo. On the last 3 days of each dietary period 24 h urines were collected. In addition, blood was collected on the last day of each dietary period.

RESULTS

Serum Cu and erythrocyte superoxide dismutase (but not caeruloplasmin protein concentration or activity (putative indices of Cu status)) were significantly increased (P<0.05) after daily Cu supplementation with 3 and 6 mg/day for 4 weeks. Serum osteocalcin (biomarker of bone formation), urinary creatinine (Cr) concentration, urinary pyridinoline (Pyr)/Cr or deoxypyridinoline (Dpyr)/Cr excretion, or daily urinary Pyr or Dpyr excretion (biomarkers of bone resorption) were unaffected by Cu supplementation.

CONCLUSION

Copper supplementation of the usual diet in healthy young adult females, while apparently improving Cu status, had no effect on biochemical markers of bone formation or bone resorption over 4 week periods.

SPONSORSHIP

Funding from the European Commission.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Nutrition, University College, Cork, Ireland. k.cashman@ucc.ieNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Clinical Trial
Journal Article
Randomized Controlled Trial
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Language

eng

PubMed ID

11464225

Citation

Cashman, K D., et al. "No Effect of Copper Supplementation On Biochemical Markers of Bone Metabolism in Healthy Young Adult Females Despite Apparently Improved Copper Status." European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 55, no. 7, 2001, pp. 525-31.
Cashman KD, Baker A, Ginty F, et al. No effect of copper supplementation on biochemical markers of bone metabolism in healthy young adult females despite apparently improved copper status. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2001;55(7):525-31.
Cashman, K. D., Baker, A., Ginty, F., Flynn, A., Strain, J. J., Bonham, M. P., ... Sandström, B. (2001). No effect of copper supplementation on biochemical markers of bone metabolism in healthy young adult females despite apparently improved copper status. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 55(7), pp. 525-31.
Cashman KD, et al. No Effect of Copper Supplementation On Biochemical Markers of Bone Metabolism in Healthy Young Adult Females Despite Apparently Improved Copper Status. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2001;55(7):525-31. PubMed PMID: 11464225.
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TY - JOUR T1 - No effect of copper supplementation on biochemical markers of bone metabolism in healthy young adult females despite apparently improved copper status. AU - Cashman,K D, AU - Baker,A, AU - Ginty,F, AU - Flynn,A, AU - Strain,J J, AU - Bonham,M P, AU - O'Connor,J M, AU - Bügel,S, AU - Sandström,B, PY - 2000/08/31/received PY - 2000/12/18/revised PY - 2000/12/20/accepted PY - 2001/7/21/pubmed PY - 2001/8/24/medline PY - 2001/7/21/entrez SP - 525 EP - 31 JF - European journal of clinical nutrition JO - Eur J Clin Nutr VL - 55 IS - 7 N2 - OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of increasing Cu intakes, above the usual dietary intake, on biomarkers of bone metabolism in healthy young adult females (aged 21-28 y) over a 4 week period. DESIGN: A double-blind, placebo-controlled randomised repeat crossover Cu supplementation trial. SETTING: The study was conducted at the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (RVAU), Copenhagen, Denmark. SUBJECTS: Sixteen healthy young adult females aged 20-28 y were recruited from among students at the RVAU. INTERVENTION: During the 4 week intervention periods in this randomised, crossover trial (3x4 weeks with a minimum 3 week wash-out period), each subject received, in addition to their usual diet, either 3 or 6 mg elemental Cu/day as CuSO4 or a matching placebo. On the last 3 days of each dietary period 24 h urines were collected. In addition, blood was collected on the last day of each dietary period. RESULTS: Serum Cu and erythrocyte superoxide dismutase (but not caeruloplasmin protein concentration or activity (putative indices of Cu status)) were significantly increased (P<0.05) after daily Cu supplementation with 3 and 6 mg/day for 4 weeks. Serum osteocalcin (biomarker of bone formation), urinary creatinine (Cr) concentration, urinary pyridinoline (Pyr)/Cr or deoxypyridinoline (Dpyr)/Cr excretion, or daily urinary Pyr or Dpyr excretion (biomarkers of bone resorption) were unaffected by Cu supplementation. CONCLUSION: Copper supplementation of the usual diet in healthy young adult females, while apparently improving Cu status, had no effect on biochemical markers of bone formation or bone resorption over 4 week periods. SPONSORSHIP: Funding from the European Commission. SN - 0954-3007 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/11464225/No_effect_of_copper_supplementation_on_biochemical_markers_of_bone_metabolism_in_healthy_young_adult_females_despite_apparently_improved_copper_status_ L2 - http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ejcn.1601177 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -