Yan-Ying Duan

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We studied Cd, Cr, As, Ni, Mn, Pb, and Hg in three agricultural areas of Hunan province and determined the potential non-carcinogenic and carcinogenic risks for residents. Soil and brown rice samples from Shimen, Fenghuang, and Xiangtan counties were analyzed by atomic absorption spectroscopy. Soil levels of Cd and Hg were greatest, followed by As and Ni.(More)
Long-term airborne lead exposure, even below official occupational limits, has been found to cause lead poisoning at higher frequencies than expected, which suggests that China's existing occupational exposure limits should be reexamined. A retrospective cohort study was conducted on 1832 smelting workers from 1988 to 2008 in China. These were individuals(More)
Benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) is a ubiquitously distributed environmental pollutant that induces deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) damage. The inducible heat shock protein (HspA1A) can function as a molecular chaperone; however, its role in DNA repair remains largely unknown. In the present study, human bronchial epithelial cells (16HBE) stably transfected with plasmids(More)
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