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    • Both the environment and genes are important for concentrations of cadmium and lead in blood 

      Bjørkman, Lars; Vahter, Marie; Pedersen, Nancy (The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, 2000-08)
      Concentrations of cadmium and lead in blood (BCd and BPb, respectively) are traditionally used as biomarkers of environmental exposure. We estimated the influence of genetic factors on these markers in a cohort of 61 ...
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    • Mercury in human brain, blood, muscle and toenails in relation to exposure: an autopsy study 

      Björkman, Lars; Lundekvam, Birgitte F.; Lægreid, Torgils; Bertelsen, Bjørn I.; Morild, Inge; Lilleng, Peer Kåre; Lind, Birger; Palm, Brita; Vahter, Marie (BioMed Central, 2007-10-11)
      Background: The main forms of mercury (Hg) exposure in the general population are methylmercury (MeHg) from seafood, inorganic mercury (I-Hg) from food, and mercury vapor (Hg0) from dental amalgam restorations. While the ...
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