Effect of lead toxicity on bone calcium content and morphometric parameters

  title={Effect of lead toxicity on bone calcium content and morphometric parameters},
  author={Payal Bhardwaj and Durg Vijay Rai},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences},
  • P. Bhardwaj, D. V. Rai
  • Published 24 December 2016
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
Background: There is large number of pollutants prevailing in the present environment. Among these, lead (Pb) is of particular interest to us because of its wide distribution in the environment. Large existence of lead (Pb) in number of food items has provoked us to investigate the effects of this metal on bone growth in rats. The present study was designed to evaluate the impact of lead poisoning on bone tissue. Methods: A total of 48 male wistar rats and 30 & 80 days of age were selected for… 

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