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Asbestos

Known as: Asbestos [Chemical/Ingredient], asbestos fiber, asbestos fibers 
A group of minerals that take the form of tiny fibers. Asbestos has been used as insulation against heat and fire in buildings. Loose asbestos fibers… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
There is extensive experimental evidence that oxidative damage permanently occurs to lipids of cellular membranes, proteins, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Carbon nanotubes have distinctive characteristics, but their needle-like fibre shape has been compared to asbestos, raising… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The inhalation of airborne pollutants, such as asbestos or silica, is linked to inflammation of the lung, fibrosis, and lung… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Early indicators for nanoparticle-derived adverse health effects should provide a relative measure for cytotoxicity of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In spite of the preliminary state of our work, we believe it is important to publish the model and our findings now. (...) We… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Lung cancer and cardiovascular disease are major causes of death in the United States. It has been proposed that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Observational studies suggest that people who consume more fruits and vegetables containing beta carotene have… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The civilian, commercial, and defense sectors of most advanced industrialized nations are faced with a tremendous set of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Asbestos is a commercial term for a group of fibrous minerals often associated with the development of pulmonary interstitial… Expand
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Highly Cited
1955
Highly Cited
1955
  • Richard Doll
  • British journal of industrial medicine
  • 1955
  • Corpus ID: 26146774
Sixty-one cases of lung cancer have been recorded in persons with asbestosis (Boernke, 1953 ; Hueper, 1952) since Lynch and Smith… Expand
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