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Volume 1, 2013Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment
|Number of page(s)||2|
|Section||Biomonitoring / Exposure in Humans II|
|Published online||23 April 2013|
Search for cellular stress biomarkers in lymphocytes from individuals exposed to arsenic: a pilot study
1 Institute of Molecular Genetics, National Research Council, Pavia, Italy
2 Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Pisa, Italy
The molecular mechanisms of arsenic toxicity are not fully elucidated. The Italian project SEpiAs aims at developing and validating the assay to detect stress biomarkers in individuals living in areas characterized by either natural or industrial arsenic contamination.
Key words: Apoptosis / arsenic / biomonitoring / cellular stress / DNA damage
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