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Impact of mineral homeostasison the pathogenesis of some common diseases in Sri Lanka

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Shirani Ranasinghe

University of Peradeniya, LK
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Senior Professor in Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine,

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Abstract

Minerals play an important role in the homeostasis of human body functions. Increased levels of such minerals may lead to their precipitation or accumulation at different body sites leading to diseases. In this oration, effects of Manganese on sulfation of neurotransmitters, work on gall stones and renal stones in Sri Lankan population is discussed.
How to Cite: Ranasinghe, S., 2019. Impact of mineral homeostasison the pathogenesis of some common diseases in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine, 28(2), pp.57–67. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljm.v28i2.144
Published on 31 Dec 2019.
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