Toxicity and carcinogenicity of nickel compounds.

  title={Toxicity and carcinogenicity of nickel compounds.},
  author={Timothy P. Coogan and Dorothy M. Latta and Elizabeth T. Snow and Max Costa},
  journal={Critical reviews in toxicology},
  volume={19 4},
The toxicity and carcinogenicity of nickel compounds are considered in three broad categories: (1) systemic toxicology, (2) molecular toxicology, and (3) carcinogenicity. The systemic toxicity of nickel compounds is examined based upon human and animal studies. The major organs affected are discussed in three categories: (1) kidney, (2) immune system, and (3) other organs. The second area of concentration is molecular toxicology, which will include a discussion of the chemistry of nickel, its… CONTINUE READING

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