A survey is presented of the most important facets of toxicity due to chemical elements as well as of the mechanisms through which it may be triggered. In particular, a detailed discussion is made on the characteristics shown by arsenic, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, barium and beryllium, with specific reference to the influence exerted by physiological, environmental and life-style factors.
|Translated title of the contribution||Toxicity of chemical elements|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanita|
|Publication status||Published - 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health