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Accumulation of six metals in the mangrove crab Ucides cordatus (Crustacea: Ucididae) and its food source, the red mangrove Rhizophora mangle (Angiosperma: Rhizophoraceae)
(Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2012-07-01) [Artigo]
The crab Ucides cordatus and the red mangrove Rhizophora mangle are endemic mangrove species and potential bio-accumulators of metals. This study quantified the accumulation of six metals (Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Mn and Pb) in ...
Tobacco influence in heavy metals levels in head and neck cancer cases
(Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2018-09-01) [Artigo]
Heavy metals intoxication is known to be risk factors for various diseases, including cancer. These metals may be presented in food and soil as well as in leaf and tobacco smoke. The aim of this study was to correlate the ...
Cadmium and exposure to stress increase aggressive behavior
(Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2011-07-01) [Artigo]
Environmental toxicants and stress influence the health and behavior of people from different parts of the world. In the present study, aggressive behavior was evaluated in rats exposed to cadmium (Cd) for four weeks and ...
Spontaneous mammary carcinomas in female dogs: association between immunohistochemical degrees of neoplasia aggressiveness and residual pyrethroids
(Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2012) [Artigo]
Of the tumors diagnosed in the female dogs have the highest mammary neoplasias incidence. These neoplasias can be influenced by environmental contaminants. Despite evidence of pyrethroid toxicity, carcinogenic potential ...