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PURPOSE Occupational and environmental Pb-exposure is associated with protein aggregation diseases which typically present in elderly populations (Parkinsons and cataract). Post-translational processing of crystallins, the major structural proteins of the lens, is altered with short-term Pb-exposure in Fisher 344 rats. In addition, lenses from aged rats(More)
Locetamic acid (Cholebrine) and ipodate sodium (Oragrafin) were compared in a double blind study of 503 patients. The radiographs were evaluated for contrast density, visualization of common duct, gallstones, residual in the intestinal tract, and side effects. Cholebrine demonstrated better opacification, fewer repeat examinations, slightly greater common(More)
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