Mobilization of lead from human bone tissue during pregnancy and lactation--a summary of long-term research.

  title={Mobilization of lead from human bone tissue during pregnancy and lactation--a summary of long-term research.},
  author={Brian Gulson and Karen J. Mizon and Michael J. Korsch and Jacqueline M. Palmer and John B. Donnelly},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  volume={303 1-2},
The skeleton is potential endogenous source of lead during pregnancy and lactation. We have undertaken a longitudinal investigation into the mobilization of lead from the human maternal skeleton to determine whether lead is mobilized from the maternal skeleton during pregnancy and lactation, and if so, when and how much is released. Subjects in the study were migrants to Australia (n=15) whose skeletal lead isotopic composition (endogenous lead) was different to that prevailing in the… CONTINUE READING


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