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Neurotoxicity of Metals

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Attention for Chapter 11: Uranium and the Central Nervous System: What Should We Learn from Recent New Tools and Findings?
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Chapter title
Uranium and the Central Nervous System: What Should We Learn from Recent New Tools and Findings?
Chapter number 11
Book title
Neurotoxicity of Metals
Published in
Advances in neurobiology, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-60189-2_11
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Book ISBNs
978-3-31-960188-5, 978-3-31-960189-2
Authors

Dinocourt, Céline, Céline Dinocourt

Abstract

Increasing industrial and military use of uranium has led to environmental pollution, which may result in uranium reaching the brain and causing cerebral dysfunction. A recent literature review has discussed data published over the last 10 years on uranium and its effects on brain function (Dinocourt C, Legrand M, Dublineau I, et al., Toxicology 337:58-71, 2015). New models of uranium exposure during neonatal brain development and the emergence of new technologies (omics and epigenetics) are of value in identifying new specific targets of uranium. Here we review the latest studies of neurogenesis, epigenetics, and metabolic dysfunctions and the identification of new biomarkers used to establish potential pathophysiological states of neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative diseases.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 13 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 23%
Researcher 2 15%
Student > Bachelor 2 15%
Unspecified 1 8%
Librarian 1 8%
Other 2 15%
Unknown 2 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Neuroscience 2 15%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 8%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 8%
Unspecified 1 8%
Other 4 31%
Unknown 3 23%