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Flashcards in Molybdenum Deck (8):
1

Source

- Excess in soil of certain states (accumulates in plants)
Florida, cali, oregon and nevada
- Industrial contamination
- fertilizers
- Copper def.

2

Properties

- Essential trace element
- helps make uric acid

3

Excess molybdenum causes

copper def

4

Toxicokinetics

- Absorbed from GI
- excreted in milk

5

MOA

- all comes down to the copper def
- cant make blood, connective tissue, myelin, pigment and bone

6

CS

- severe diarrhea (GREEN with fluids and gas bubbles)
- rough hair coat and depigmentation of hair around eyes
- weight loss, pic, anemia, osteoporosis
- decreased libido in bulls
- decreased fertility in cows

7

Lab results

- Increased molybdenum in blood and liver
- decreased copper in blood and liver
- decreased cytochrome oxidase activity

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Treatment

- Copper gylcinate SC
- Copper sulfate added to diet