Lead neurotoxicity: effects on brain nitric oxide synthase

  title={Lead neurotoxicity: effects on brain nitric oxide synthase},
  author={Concepci{\'o}n Nava-Ru{\'i}z and Marisela M{\'e}ndez-Armenta and Camilo R{\'i}os},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Histology},
Lead (Pb), a ubiquitous and potent neurotoxicant, induces several neurophysiological and behavioural changes, while Pb alters the function of multiple organs and systems, it primarily affects the central nervous system. In human adults, encephalopathy resulting from Pb intoxication is often characterized by sleeplessness, poor attention span, vomiting, convulsions and coma; in children, Pb-induced encephalopathy is associated with mental dullness, vomiting, irritability and anorexia; diminished… CONTINUE READING
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