14. Neurotoxicity of Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury

  1. Astrid Sigel2,
  2. Helmut Sigel2 and
  3. Roland K. O. Sigel3
  1. Hana R. Pohl,
  2. Henry G. Abadin and
  3. John F. Risher

Published Online: 27 JUL 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028114.ch14

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions, Volume 1

Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions, Volume 1

How to Cite

Pohl, H. R., Abadin, H. G. and Risher, J. F. (2006) Neurotoxicity of Cadmium, Lead, and Mercury, in Neurodegenerative Diseases and Metal Ions, Volume 1 (eds A. Sigel, H. Sigel and R. K. O. Sigel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470028114.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, University of Basel, Spitalstrasse 51, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland

  2. 3

    Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Zürich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), US Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Toxicology, Mailstop F-32, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2006
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470014882

Online ISBN: 9780470028117

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Keywords:

  • cadmium;
  • toxicokinetics and mechanism of action;
  • lead toxicokinetics;
  • neurotoxicity studies in humans;
  • peripheral nerve function in children;
  • neurotoxicity studies in animals;
  • neurotoxic effects in humans

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cadmium

  • Lead

  • Mercury

  • Conclusions

  • Abbreviations

  • References