ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)110404
CIS number 09-1318
ISSN - Serial title 0019-8366 - Industrial Health
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Miura N.
Title Individual susceptibility to cadmium toxicity and metallothionein gene polymorphisms: With references to current status of occupational cadmium exposure
Bibliographic information Sep. 2009, Vol.47, No.5, p.487-494. Illus. 89 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This article describes the strategy used for analyzing individual susceptibility to cadmium toxicity and genetic polymorphisms of metallothionein, with reference to the current status of occupational cadmium exposure.
Descriptors (primary) cadmium and compounds; individual susceptibility; toxic substances; metallothioneins
Descriptors (secondary) Japan; description of technique; genetic effects; exposure evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceJapan
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances