Structure of nail of toe

Known as: Toenail, Nail, Toe, Set of nails of toes 
A thin, horny translucent plate covering the end of each toe.
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2011
Review
2011
Mercury has a high affinity for sulfhydryl groups, inactivating numerous enzymatic reactions, amino acids, and sulfur-containing… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Methylmercury (MeHg), a worldwide contaminant found in fish and seafood, has been linked to an increased risk of… (More)
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2007
2007
The nail plate is the permanent product of the nail matrix. Its normal appearance and growth depend on the integrity of several… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Pachyonychia congenita (PC) is a rare genodermatosis affecting the nails, skin, oral mucosae, larynx, hair, and teeth. Pathogenic… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Objective: Arsenic is a known bladder carcinogen and populations exposed to high arsenic levels in their water supply have… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that mercury, a highly reactive heavy metal with no known physiologic activity, increases the… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
A 110-item food frequency questionnaire was tested among 152 community controls of the Kuopio Breast Cancer Study. They completed… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
We examined the validity of using the selenium level in a single biological specimen as a surrogate measure of usual intake. We… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
BACKGROUND Inverse associations between selenium status and cancer risk have been observed in animal studies, ecologic studies… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
We assessed the reproducibility over a 6-year period of 16 trace elements measured in toenails by comparing levels in paired… (More)
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