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Document ID (ISN)39951
CIS number 83-1092
ISSN - Serial title Journal of Kanazawa Medical University
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Honda R., Yamada Y., Tsuritani I., Kobayashi E., Ishizaki M., Nogawa K.
Title Significance of low molecular proteinuria in cadmium poisoning
Bibliographic information Sep. 1982, Vol.7, No.3, p.142-151. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract The most useful parameters for detecting the effects of cadmium (Cd) exposure were studied by examining the urinary concentrations of Cd, protein, glucose, amino acids, proline and low-molecular-weight proteins such as β2-microglobulin (β2-MG) and retinol-binding protein (RBP) in 534 inhabitants of a Cd-polluted area. The most useful tests were those for the detection of the low-molecular-weight proteins β2-MG and RBP in urine. Low-molecular-weight proteins appear in the urine of Cd-exposed subjects as a result of renal tubular damage. Summary in English.
Descriptors (primary) proteinuria; cadmium; exposure tests; nephrotoxic effects
Descriptors (secondary) exposure evaluation; determination in urine; biological effects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances
Biological monitoring