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Hair cadmium level of smoker and non-smoker human volunteers in and around Calcutta city

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Chattopadhyay, P.K., Joshi, H.C. & Samaddar, K.R. Hair cadmium level of smoker and non-smoker human volunteers in and around Calcutta city. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 45, 177–180 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01700180

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Keywords

  • Waste Water
  • Cadmium
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Human Volunteer