Stated in mg. per kg. beef liver has been found to contain 16 to 30 mg. for the adult and for calf liver McHargue has reported 161.3 mg. while Robscheit-Robbins and others reported 145 mg. Adult hog liver yielded an average of 50 mg. per kg. A human fetal liver yielded 69.36 mg. per kg.; that of a still-born child 28 mg.; while an adult liver (cirhosis) 20 mg. Van Hallie and Van Eck reported 26.1 mg. per kg. for a still-born liver and White reported 19.1 mg. for an adult liver (sepsis).
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Quam, G. N.
"The Copper Content of Livers and Liver Extracts,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 36(1), 267-268.
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