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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Asbestos carcinogenesis has been linked to the release of cytokines and mutagenic reactive oxygen species (ROS) from inflammatory… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The potential for a global epidemic of asbestos-related diseases is a growing concern. Our aim was to assess the… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Diagnostic Criteria and Guidelines for Documenting Them Asbestos as a Hazard Asbestos in Lung Tissue Clinical Evaluation and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mesothelioma, a malignancy associated with asbestos, has been recently linked to simian virus 40 (SV40). We found that infection… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
0009-2665/95/0795-0069$15.50/0 0 a tremendous set of environmental problems related to the remediation of hazardous wastes… (More)
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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… (More)
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