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Asbestos, Amosite

Known as: Amosite Asbestos, Asbestos, Amosite [Chemical/Ingredient], Amosite 
A naturally occurring, fibrous amphibole asbestos mineral with a color ranging from gray to greenish-brown. Amosite is used extensively in industry… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are considered one of the most popular types of nanomaterials and in the last few years have gained… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The most recent update of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) health assessment document for asbestos (, referred to… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Exposure to asbestos causes cellular damage, leading to asbestosis, bronchogenic carcinoma, and mesothelioma in humans. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Fiber biopersistence as a major mechanism of fiber-induced pathogenicity was investigated. The lung biopersistence of 5 synthetic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Data from inhalation studies in which AF/HAN rats were exposed to nine different types of asbestos dusts (in 13 separate… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and asbestosis are fibrotic interstitial lung diseases characterized by alveolar wall… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Previous studies have shown that long thin asbestos fibres are more pathogenic in in vivo and more active in in vitro assays than… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Lung tissue samples from 78 cases from autopsy of mesothelioma in Canada, 1980 through 1984, and from matched referents were… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
For many years it has been accepted that fibre dimensions are the most important factor in the development of asbestos related… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
To understand chemical characteristics of the asbestos minerals which might contribute to tissue damage, the catalytic properties… Expand
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