Protective effect of ascorbic acid on cadmium-induced hypertension and vascular dysfunction in mice

Abstract

Cadmium (Cd) is one of the most important environmental pollutants that cause a number of adverse health effects in humans and animals. Recent studies have shown that Cd-induced oxidative damage within the vascular tissues results in vascular dysfunction. The current study was aimed to investigate whether ascorbic acid could protect against Cd-induced… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10534-010-9379-0

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