Deficiencies of manganese in animals are diverse, involving impaired reproduction, testicular degeneration and growth; skeletal abnormalities of the bone and cartilage; altered lipids with reductions in high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol; irregularities of carbohydrate metabolism, particularly related to insulin;16 defects in ocular tissue;17 and altered insulin-like growth factor and protein metabolism. Additional information is found in excellent reviews by Keen et al.10,18

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