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Orsolya Kinga Gondor et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 108, 129-134 (2014-07-26)
UV-B radiation may have either a positive or negative impact under the same conditions in wheat, depending on the type of secondary abiotic stressor: Cd or drought. Supplemental UV-B prevented the wilting and leaf rolling induced by PEG treatment. In...
Ami R Zota et al.
American journal of epidemiology, 181(2), 127-136 (2014-12-17)
Cadmium and lead are ubiquitous environmental contaminants that might increase risks of cardiovascular disease and other aging-related diseases, but their relationships with leukocyte telomere length (LTL), a marker of cellular aging, are poorly understood. In experimental studies, they have been...
Umesh U Jadhav et al.
Environmental technology, 35(9-12), 1263-1268 (2014-04-08)
The removal of nickel (Ni) and cadmium (Cd) from spent batteries was studied by the chemical method. A novel leaching system using ferric sulphate hydrate was introduced to dissolve heavy metals in batteries. Ni-Cd batteries are classified as hazardous waste...
Zuzana Derflerová Brázdová et al.
Central European journal of public health, 22(4), 273-276 (2015-01-28)
Heavy metals with their potential haematotoxic effect can contribute to the risks of anaemia in children in the Central Asian Republics (CAR), where burden and exposure to these metals is still not sufficiently known and reported. Cross-sectional study was performed...
Shuwen Tan et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 108, 258-264 (2014-08-12)
To gain more knowledge about the physiological regulation of metal pollutant detoxification in grass carp, we examined Cd concentration and its the potential influence on the expression of metallothionein 2 (MT2) and multidrug resistance protein 2 (ABCC2) mRNA in the...
Mark Patrick Taylor et al.
Environment international, 70, 113-117 (2014-06-14)
Globally, childhood blood lead levels have fallen precipitously in developed countries since the 1970s following action by international bodies such as the WHO and Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. These reductions have been affected by the...
Ida Beathe Overjordet et al.
The Science of the total environment, 502, 548-556 (2014-10-10)
Seasonal fluctuations in mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), zinc (Zn), copper (Cu) and selenium (Se) concentrations were studied in black-legged kittiwakes (Rissa tridactyla) from Kongsfjorden, Svalbard (79°57'N, 12°12'E). Element concentrations were determined in muscle and liver tissue in kittiwakes collected in...
Helena Oliveira et al.
Mutation research. Genetic toxicology and environmental mutagenesis, 775-776, 38-47 (2014-12-02)
Cadmium (Cd) is a widespread heavy metal used in numerous industrial processes. Cd exerts toxicological effects mostly in kidney and liver. Bone is also an important target of Cd, however, the cellular mechanisms of Cd toxicological effects in the bone...
Michel A Defo et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 154, 207-220 (2014-06-11)
In this experiment, we studied the transcriptional and functional (enzymatic) responses of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) to metal stress, with a focus on oxidative stress and vitamin A metabolism. Juvenile yellow perch were exposed to two environmentally relevant concentrations of...
Mauro Giammarino et al.
Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology, 93(4), 410-416 (2014-08-26)
This study aims to examine the possible presence of lead and cadmium in the liver and kidneys of hooded crows (Corvus cornix). Liver and kidneys of hooded crow carcasses were collected in Province of Cuneo (Piedmont, Italy) in order to...
Jian-An Xian et al.
Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology, 92(5), 525-528 (2014-01-01)
This study investigated the effect of ambient Cadmium (Cd) on haemocyte apoptosis of the shrimp, Penaeus monodon. Cellular response was determined in Cd-exposed (0, 0.05, 0.5 and 5 mg L(-1)) shrimp. Results showed that 0.05 mg L(-1) Cd(2+) had no significant effect on the...
Peerapat Kosolsaksakul et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 187, 153-161 (2014-02-08)
The Mae Tao watershed, northwest Thailand, has become contaminated with cadmium (Cd) as a result of zinc ore extraction (Padaeng deposit) in the nearby Thanon-Thongchai mountains. Consumption of contaminated rice has led to documented human health impacts. The aim of...
Chamani P M Marasinghe Wadige et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 152, 361-371 (2014-05-20)
To understand how benthic biota may respond to the additive or antagonistic effects of metal mixtures in the environment it is first necessary to examine their responses to the individual metals. In this context, laboratory controlled single metal-spiked sediment toxicity...
R K Sharma et al.
Journal of environmental biology, 35(4), 727-732 (2014-07-10)
The present study investigates the responses of Indian palak (Beta vulgaris L. cv. All Green H1) exposed to cadmium (Cd) and zinc (Zn) at growth, biochemical and physiological levels. The results revealed that Cd and Zn accumulation was higher in...
Jungsoo Kim et al.
Environmental monitoring and assessment, 187(1), 4124-4124 (2014-11-21)
Cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb), manganese (Mn), zinc (Zn), and iron (Fe) concentrations were measured in the prey and liver of grey heron (Ardea cinerea) and black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) chicks (24-26 days after hatching) at the Pyeongtaek colony, Korea...
Fan Zhang et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(2), 1409-1424 (2014-04-23)
Cadmium-based quantum dots (QDs) have the advantage of broad UV excitation, narrow emission, bright photoluminescence (PL), and high photostability, which make them fine applications in bio-imaging, electroluminescence (EL) and photovoltaic (PV) devices, catalytic hydrogen production, sensors, etc. This review article...
Urtzi Izagirre et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 149, 145-156 (2014-03-25)
In estuaries and coastal areas, intertidal organisms may be subject to thermal stress resulting from global warming, together with pollution. In the present study, the combined effects of thermal stress and exposure to Cd were investigated in the endo-lysosomal system...
Chui-Fan Zhou et al.
Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 33(10), 2351-2357 (2014-07-22)
The acute and subacute toxicities of cadmium (Cd) to earthworm Eisenia fetida in the presence and absence of glyphosate were studied. Although Cd is highly toxic to E. fetida, the presence of glyphosate markedly reduced the acute toxicity of Cd...
Xianghua Xu et al.
Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology, 93(5), 618-624 (2014-08-27)
Chemical and biological analyses were used to investigate the growth response and antioxidant defense mechanism of maize seedlings (Zea mays L.) grown in soils with 0-100 mg kg(-1) Cd. Results showed that maize seedlings have strong abilities to accumulate and...
Anna Z Pollack et al.
Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A, 78(2), 119-131 (2014-11-27)
Certain metals are harmful to the kidney and liver at high levels, but associations with functional biomarkers at low exposure levels among premenopausal women apparently has not been evaluated. Healthy, regularly menstruating women (n = 259) were followed for up...
Muhammad T Rafiq et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 103, 101-107 (2014-01-15)
Food chain contamination by cadmium (Cd) is globally a serious health concern resulting in chronic abnormalities. Rice is a major staple food of the majority world population, therefore, it is imperative to understand the relationship between the bioavailability of Cd...
Elisa Andresen et al.
Metal ions in life sciences, 11, 395-413 (2013-02-23)
Cadmium is an important pollutant in the environment, toxic to most organisms and a potential threat to human health: Crops and other plants take up Cd from the soil or water and may enrich it in their roots and shoots....
Xiuliang Rong et al.
Molecular pharmacology, 86(6), 657-664 (2014-10-01)
Excitatory amino acid transporter 1 plays an important role in keeping the synaptic glutamate concentration below neurotoxic levels by translocating this neurotransmitter into the cell. Both reentrant hairpin loops, HP1 and -2, have been shown to take part in binding...
Violet Diacomanolis et al.
Chemosphere, 112, 203-209 (2014-07-23)
Mine wastes contain a mixture of metals and metalloids including arsenic (As) and cadmium (Cd). This study investigated the potential interaction between As and Cd in a rat model. Sprague Dawley rats were dosed with sodium arsenate via the oral...
Chang-Mo Oh et al.
Environmental research, 132, 119-125 (2014-04-29)
Cadmium exposure was found to cause a decline in lung function among the general population, but these findings were limited to smokers and gender differences were not explored. To examine the relationship between cadmium and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
Liesbeth Verheyen et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 154, 80-86 (2014-05-31)
Natural dissolved organic matter (DOM) can have contrasting effects on metal bioaccumulation in algae because of complexation reactions that reduce free metal ion concentrations and because of DOM adsorption to algal surfaces which promote metal adsorption. This study was set...
Adriana S Lima et al.
Environmental monitoring and assessment, 187(1), 4122-4122 (2014-11-10)
This work aimed to prepare biodiesel microemulsions for the subsequent quantification of cadmium via graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry (GFAAS). The biodiesel samples were prepared using n-propanol as an emulsifier, 10% (v/v) nitric acid as the aqueous phase, and biodiesel....
Frank Thévenod et al.
Metal ions in life sciences, 11, 415-490 (2013-02-23)
The detrimental health effects of cadmium (Cd) were first described in the mid 19th century. As part of industrial developments, increasing usage of Cd has led to widespread contamination of the environment that threatens human health, particularly today. Rather than...
Jerome P Trzeciakowski et al.
Toxicology letters, 228(1), 34-41 (2014-04-29)
A relationship between exposure to heavy metals, including lead and cadmium, and renal dysfunction has long been suggested. However, modeling of the potential additive, or synergistic, impact of metals on renal dysfunction has proven to be challenging. In these studies...
Jachym Suman et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1838(5), 1338-1343 (2014-02-05)
PbtA, a putative P(1B)-type ATPase from the Gram-negative soil bacterium Achromobacter xylosoxidans A8 responsible for Pb(2+)/Zn(2+)/Cd(2+)-resistance in Escherichia coli, was heterologously expressed in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. When present in Zn(2+)- and Pb(2+)/Cd(2+)-hypersensitive S. cerevisiae strains CM137 and DTY168, respectively, PbtA was...
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