Overview of Cadmium Thyroid Disrupting Effects and Mechanisms

  title={Overview of Cadmium Thyroid Disrupting Effects and Mechanisms},
  author={Aleksandra Buha and Vesna Matovi{\'c} and Biljana Antonijevi{\'c} and Zorica Plamenac Bulat and Marijana {\'C}ur{\vc}i{\'c} and Elisavet A. Renieri and Aristidis Michael Tsatsakis and Amie Schweitzer and David R. Wallace},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
Humans are exposed to a significant number of chemicals that are suspected to produce disturbances in hormone homeostasis. Hence, in recent decades, there has been a growing interest in endocrine disruptive chemicals. One of the alleged thyroid disrupting substances is cadmium (Cd), a ubiquitous toxic metal shown to act as a thyroid disruptor and carcinogen in both animals and humans. Multiple PubMed searches with core keywords were performed to identify and evaluate appropriate studies which… CONTINUE READING

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