Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 8th, 2004
"Lead acetate (300 mg/L) and/or cadmium acetate (10 mg/L) were administered as drinking water to pregnant Wistar rats from day 1 of pregnancy to parturition (day 0) or until weaning (day 21) to investigate the possible nephrotoxic effects of these metals. We also studied the possibility of toxicological interactions between both metals," scientists writing in the journal Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety report.
"Kidneys were used to determine the activity of several enzymes considered key to correct renal function: alkaline and acid phosphatases,...
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