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Cisplatin in cancer therapy: molecular mechanisms of action.
Cisplatin, cisplatinum, or cis-diamminedichloroplatinum (II), is a well-known chemotherapeutic drug. It has been used for treatment of numerous human cancers including bladder, head and neck, lung,Expand
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Heavy metal toxicity and the environment.
Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that have a high atomic weight and a density at least five times greater than that of water. Their multiple industrial, domestic, agricultural, medical,Expand
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Environmental exposure to mercury and its toxicopathologic implications for public health.
Mercury is a toxic and hazardous metal that occurs naturally in the earth's crust. Natural phenomena such as erosion and volcanic eruptions, and anthropogenic activities like metal smelting andExpand
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Neurotoxic Effects and Biomarkers of Lead Exposure: A Review
Lead, a systemic toxicant affecting virtually every organ system, primarily affects the central nervous system, particularly the developing brain. Consequently, children are at a greater risk thanExpand
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Carcinogenic and systemic health effects associated with arsenic exposure--a critical review.
Arsenic and arsenic containing compounds are human carcinogens. Exposure to arsenic occurs occupationally in several industries, including mining, pesticide, pharmaceutical, glass andExpand
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Review: Environmental exposure to mercury and its toxicopathologic implications for public health
Mercury is a toxic and hazardous metal that occurs naturally in the earth's crust. Natural phenomena such as erosion and volcanic eruptions, and anthropogenic activities like metal smelting andExpand
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The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System in Vascular Inflammation and Remodeling
The RAAS through its physiological effectors plays a key role in promoting and maintaining inflammation. Inflammation is an important mechanism in the development and progression of CVD such asExpand
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Environmental Research and Public Health
In a recent paper by Melis and colleagues [1], exposure to certain built environment characteristics—urban density and accessibility to public transit—is found to be related to mental health, evenExpand
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Chromium-induced biochemical, genotoxic and histopathologic effects in liver and kidney of goldfish, carassius auratus.
Fish constitute an excellent model to understand the mechanistic aspects of metal toxicity vis-à-vis oxidative stress in aquatic ecosystems. Hexavalent chromium (Cr (VI)), due to its redox potentialExpand
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Multi-walled carbon nanotubes induce cytotoxicity, genotoxicity and apoptosis in normal human dermal fibroblast cells.
Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) have won enormous popularity in nanotechnology. Due to their unusual, one dimensional, hollow nanostructure and unique physicochemical properties they are highlyExpand
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