Comparative analysis of speciation and bioaccessibility of arsenic in rice grains and complementary medicines.

@article{Bolan2017ComparativeAO,
  title={Comparative analysis of speciation and bioaccessibility of arsenic in rice grains and complementary medicines.},
  author={Shankar Bolan and Anitha Kunhikrishnan and Subhanil Chowdhury and Balaji Seshadri and R. V. Sivaram Naidu and Yong Sik Ok},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2017},
  volume={182},
  pages={433-440}
}
In many countries, rice grains and complementary medicines are important sources of arsenic (As) consumption. The objective of this study was to compare the speciation and bioaccessibility of As in selected rice grains and complementary medicines. A number of rice grain samples, and a range of herbal and ayurvedic medicines were analyzed for total As, speciation of As using sequential fractionation and extended x-ray absorption fine structure (EXAFS) techniques, and bioaccessibility of As using… CONTINUE READING