Rising environmental cadmium levels in developing countries: threat to genome stability and health.

@article{Anetor2012RisingEC,
  title={Rising environmental cadmium levels in developing countries: threat to genome stability and health.},
  author={John I. Anetor},
  journal={Nigerian journal of physiological sciences : official publication of the Physiological Society of Nigeria},
  year={2012},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={103-15}
}
  • John I. Anetor
  • Published 2012 in
    Nigerian journal of physiological sciences…
Cadmium (Cd) is a ubiquitous environmental pollutant of increasing worldwide concern. It is thought to be of greater concern to rapidly industrializing developing countries because of the increasing pace of industrial activities in these countries with increasing consumption and release into the environment. Traditionally, health concerns in exposed human populations have revolved around the association of Cd with bone disease, emphysema and possibly hypertension. Accumulating evidence suggest… CONTINUE READING