Mechanisms of arsenic disruption on gonadal, adrenal and thyroid endocrine systems in humans: A review.

@article{Sun2016MechanismsOA,
  title={Mechanisms of arsenic disruption on gonadal, adrenal and thyroid endocrine systems in humans: A review.},
  author={Hong-jie Sun and Ping Xiang and Jun Luo and Huachang Hong and Hongjun Lin and Hong-Bo Li and Lena Q Ma},
  journal={Environment international},
  year={2016},
  volume={95},
  pages={61-8}
}
Due to its toxicity as a carcinogen and wide distribution in the environment, arsenic (As) exposure in humans is of public concern globally. Many studies have manifested that As exposure induces cancers besides pathological effects in humans. Animal studies showed that chronic As exposure induces serious neurological effects. Based on recent studies, researchers proposed that As, including arsenate (AsV) and arsenite (AsIII), is also an endocrine disruptor. This review discusses the mechanisms… CONTINUE READING
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