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Neurotoxicity of Metals

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Chapter title
Manganese and Developmental Neurotoxicity
Chapter number 2
Book title
Neurotoxicity of Metals
Published in
Advances in neurobiology, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-60189-2_2
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Book ISBNs
978-3-31-960188-5, 978-3-31-960189-2
Authors

Roberto Lucchini, Donatella Placidi, Giuseppa Cagna, Chiara Fedrighi, Manuela Oppini, Marco Peli, Silvia Zoni

Abstract

Manganese (Mn) is an essential metal that plays a fundamental role for brain development and functioning. Environmental exposure to Mn may lead to accumulation in the basal ganglia and development of Parkinson-like disorders. The most recent research is focusing on early-life overexposure to Mn and the potential vulnerability of younger individuals to Mn toxicity also in regard to cognitive and executive functions through the involvement of the frontal cortex.Neurodevelopmental disturbances are increasing in the society, and understanding the potential role of environmental determinants is a key for prevention. Therefore, assessing the environmental sources of Mn exposure and the mechanisms of developmental neurotoxicity and defining appropriate biomarkers of exposure and early functional alterations represent key issues to improve and address preventive strategies. These themes will be reviewed in this chapter.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 105 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 17 16%
Researcher 14 13%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 10%
Student > Bachelor 9 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 6%
Other 21 20%
Unknown 27 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 16 15%
Psychology 13 12%
Neuroscience 6 6%
Environmental Science 6 6%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 5%
Other 27 26%
Unknown 32 30%