Effects of tellurium ingestion on learning capacity of the rat

@article{Dru1972EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of tellurium ingestion on learning capacity of the rat},
  author={Denise Dru and William F. Agnew and Ernest Greene},
  journal={Psychopharmacologia},
  year={1972},
  volume={24},
  pages={508-515}
}
Chronic consumption of tellurium results in heavy deposits of the metal in neuronal lysosomes. Acute exposure to tellurium produces noticeable toxic reactions, and long-term exposure may produce pathological changes. Previous studies have reported only mild neurological symptoms, and it is unclear as to how much functional brain damage results from uptake… CONTINUE READING