TITLE

Cadmium-Induced Changes in Hematology and 2,3-DPG Levels in Rats

AUTHOR(S)
Kłapcińska, B.; Poprzecki, S.; Dolezych, B.; Kimsa, E.
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination & Toxicology;Jan2000, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information related to Cadmium (Cd)-Induced changes in Hematology and 2,3--DPG levels in Rats. Next to smoking ingestion of cadmium contaminated water and food is the most important source of cadmium in the non-industrially exposed subjects. After being absorbed from the gut, cadmium is transported with blood to other parts of the body. It was revealed in animal experiments that after chronic exposure it is mainly accumulated in liver and kidneys. In blood of intoxicated animals, cadmium is found in erythrocytes where it is bound to a low-molecular-weight protein, Cd-metallothionein.
ACCESSION #
15247270

 

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