Low level lead exposure and oxidative stress: current opinions.

  title={Low level lead exposure and oxidative stress: current opinions.},
  author={M. Basheer Ahamed and Mohd Kaleem Javed Siddiqui},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  volume={383 1-2},
Lead continues to pose a serious threat to the health of many children as well as adults. Concern about lead exposure as a significant public health problem has increased as evidence has mounted regarding adverse health effects at successively lower levels. This issue is complicated by the fact that there is no demonstrated biological function of lead in human. Lead potentially induces oxidative stress and evidence is accumulating to support the role of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology… CONTINUE READING
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