Understanding arsenic metabolism through a comparative study of arsenic levels in the urine, hair and fingernails of healthy volunteers from three unexposed ethnic groups in the United Kingdom.

Date

2006-10-01

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Journal Title

Journal ISSN

ISSN

1096-0333

Volume Title

Publisher

Elsevier

Type

Article

Peer reviewed

Abstract

Description

The study revealed significant differences in arsenic metabolism for three ethnic groups that may have its origin in genetics or ethnicity. Furthermore, this study established the baseline level of arsenic and its various species in healthy populations from different ethnic groups

Keywords

RAE 2008, UoA 12 Allied Health Professions and Studies

Citation

Brima, E. I. et al. (2006) Understanding arsenic metabolism through a comparative study of arsenic levels in the urine, hair and fingernails of healthy volunteers from three unexposed ethnic groups in the United Kingdom. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 216 (1), pp. 122-130.

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Research Institute

Institute for Allied Health Sciences Research