Porphyrin studies in TCDD-exposed workers

  title={Porphyrin studies in TCDD-exposed workers},
  author={Detlev Jung and Johannes Konietzko and Gertraud Reill-Konietzko and Axel Muttray and Herbert -Josef Zimmermann-H{\"o}lz and Manfred O. Doss and Hans Beck and L. Edler and Annette Kopp-Schneider},
  journal={Archives of Toxicology},
2, 3, 7, 8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) has been shown to inhibit uroporphyrinogen decarboxylase activity resulting in chronic hepatic porphyria. From a cross-sectional study of 170 workers in chemical industry 68 showed elevated coproporphyrin levels, interpreted as secondary coproporphyrinuria. Three persons suffered from chronic hepatic porphyria… CONTINUE READING