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  • Cadmium 

    Holland, Ashley (2016-08-26)
    Cadmium is a soft and malleable metal which has several properties that allow it to be used in many ways. Manufacturing workers who are exposed to cadmium have higher rates of lung and prostate cancers. There is a weak ...
  • Maternal cadmium, iron and zinc levels, DNA methylation and birth weight 

    Vidal, Adriana C.; Semenova, Viktoriya; Darrah, Thomas; Vengosh, Avner; Huang, Zhiqing; King, Katherine; Nye, Monica D.; Fry, Rebecca; Skaar, David; Maguire, Rachel; Murtha, Amy; Schildkraut, Joellen; Murphy, Susan; Hoyo, Cathrine (2015-07)
    Background Cadmium (Cd) is a ubiquitous and environmentally persistent toxic metal that has been implicated in neurotoxicity, carcinogenesis and obesity and essential metals including zinc (Zn) and iron (Fe) may alter ...
  • Potential Health Impacts of Heavy Metals on HIV-Infected Population in USA 

    Xu, Xiaohui; Hu, Hui; Dailey, Amy B.; Kearney, Gregory D.; Talbott, Evelyn O.; Cook, Robert L. (2013)
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  • The Thermodynamics of Cd(II) Binding to Human Cardiac Troponin C: Using Mutants to Determine the Location of Cd(II) Binding 

    Buddo, Katherine Ann (East Carolina University, 2017-05-31)
    Historically, cadmium (Cd) has been used in many different applications from cadmium paint to nickel-cadmium batteries. However, Cd is a nonessential, naturally occurring toxic element due to its low excretion rate and ...