Metabolism and excretion of orally administered dimethylarsinic acid in the hamster.


We administered a single po dose of dimethylarsinic acid ( DMAA ) to hamsters by stomach tube and determined the in vivo accumulation of the arsenic and its excretion in the urine and feces. It was shown that a part of the DMAA was further methylated to a trimethylarsenic compound (TMA). During the 24 hr following the administration of DMAA , a total of 80… (More)


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