Excretion of three heavy metals in the shed skin of exposed corn snakes (Elaphe guttata).

Abstract

Three heavy metals of regional environmental concern-lead, cadmium, and mercury-are frequently evaluated as part of wildlife bioaccumulation and health monitoring studies. Shed skins of snakes may represent a useful, nonlethal biomarker tissue for such determinations. In the present study, these three heavy metals were injected into thawed mice that were… (More)

Topics

Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.

Slides referencing similar topics