Aluminium, Cadmium and Lead Concentration in the Hair of Tobacco Smokers

@article{UnkiewiczWiniarczyk2009AluminiumCA,
  title={Aluminium, Cadmium and Lead Concentration in the Hair of Tobacco Smokers},
  author={A. Unkiewicz-Winiarczyk and K. Gromysz-Kałkowska and E. Szubartowska},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={132},
  pages={41-50}
}
In the research, the contents of heavy metals, Al, Cd and Pb, in the hair of individuals who reside in similar environmental conditions were spectrometrically determined with the use of atomic emission spectrometry–inductively coupled plasma spectrophotometer. The relation to their tobacco smoking habit, age and sex was established. It was observed that the level of all three determined elements was generally higher in the hair of smokers in comparison to hair of non-smokers in both younger and… Expand
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