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Document ID (ISN)39483
CIS number 83-529
ISSN - Serial title 0032-6291 - Pracovní lékařství
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Slováček R., Hůzl F., Sýkora J., Senft V., Kovářová A.
Title Use of polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis in the identification of the type of proteinuria in cadmium-exposed workers
Original title Využití elektroforézy na polyakrylamidovém gelu k charakteristice proteinurie u zaměstnanců v expozici kadmiu [in Czech]
Bibliographic information Aug. 1982, Vol.34, No.6-7, p.209-214. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract A study carried out on 59 workers exposed to cadmium, of whom 43 were employed in the production of alkaline batteries, 10 in CdO production and 10 were retired, revealed a significant elimination of low-molecular-weight proteins. This tubular proteinuria was not related with any functional signs of cadmium poisoning. The technique used (polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis using sodium dodecyl sulfate) proved effective in the determination of the spectrum of low-molecular-weight proteins in the urine of exposed workers.
Descriptors (primary) proteinuria; exposure tests; electrophoresis; cadmium; urine monitoring
Descriptors (secondary) battery and dry cell manufacture; description of technique; nephrotoxic effects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Biological monitoring
Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Cadmium and compounds