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… (More)
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2016
2016
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Asbestos is the generic commercial designation for a group of naturally occurring mineral silicate fibres of the serpentine and… (More)
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1998
1998
Fiber biopersistence as a major mechanism of fiber-induced pathogenicity was investigated. The lung biopersistence of 5 synthetic… (More)
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1996
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1996
Mesothelial cells, the progenitor cell of the asbestos-induced tumor mesothelioma, are particularly sensitive to the toxic… (More)
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1993
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1993
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and asbestosis are fibrotic interstitial lung diseases characterized by alveolar wall… (More)
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1989
1989
Previous studies have shown that long thin asbestos fibres are more pathogenic in in vivo and more active in in vitro assays than… (More)
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1986
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1986
For many years it has been accepted that fibre dimensions are the most important factor in the development of asbestos related… (More)
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1986
1986
A cohort of 820 men in a Paterson, New Jersey, amosite asbestos factory which began work during 1941-1945 was observed from 5 to… (More)
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1985
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1985
Replicative cultures of human pleural mesothelial cells were established from noncancerous adult donors. The cells exhibited… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
To understand chemical characteristics of the asbestos minerals which might contribute to tissue damage, the catalytic properties… (More)
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1984
1984
The paper describes the mortality experience of 5969 men employed in a factory where insulation board was manufactured using… (More)
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