Chemical Location of Cadmium in Developing Rat Molars

T. R. Shearer, B. E. Johnson, J. W. Ridlington, P. D. Whanger

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The purpose of this experiment was to determine the distribution and chemical binding of 109Cd in the developing rat molar. The results indicated that cadmium was taken up into the inorganic fraction of molar teeth, and this may help elucidate the mechanism of caries promotion by cadmium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)510-511
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of dental research
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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