Skip to main content

Lead, iron, copper, zinc and ash in deciduous teeth in relation to age and distance from a lead smelter

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

References

  1. Attramadal A, Jonsen J (1976) The content of lead, cadmium, zinc and copper in deciduous and permanent human teeth. Acta Odont Scand 34:127–131

    Google Scholar 

  2. Bauminger E, Ofer S, Gedalia I, Horowitz G, Mayer I (1985) Iron uptake by teeth and bones: a Mossbauer effect study. Calc Tiss Int 37:386–389

    Google Scholar 

  3. Blanuša M, Kralj Z, Bunarević A (1985) Interaction of cadmium, zinc and copper in relation to smoking habit, age and histopathological findings in human kidney cortex. Arch Toxicol 58:115–117

    Google Scholar 

  4. Fosse G, Justesen NPB (1978) Zinc and copper in bone and teeth of mice. Int J. Environ Stud 12:111–120

    Google Scholar 

  5. Hambidge KM, Casey CE, Krebs NF (1986) Zinc., In: Mertz W (ed) Trace Elements in Human and Animal Nutrition Vol. 2, Fifth edition, Academic Press Inc. Orlando, pp 1–109

    Google Scholar 

  6. Hršak J, Fugaš M (1987) The fate of lead, zin'c and cadmium from lead smeltery emissions in the environment. In: Trace Elements in Human Health and Disease, Second Nordic Symposium, Odense, Denmark 1987, Abstract E10

  7. International Atonic Energy Agency (1982) Intercomparison of Minor and Trace Elements in IAEA Animal Bone (H-5). Progress Report No. 1.

  8. Ivičić N, Blanuša M (1988) Comparison of ETA-AAS and DPASV methods for the determination of lead in deciduous teeth. Fresenius Z Anal Chem 330:643–644

    Google Scholar 

  9. Karlberg P, Taranger J, Engstrom I, Lichtenstein H, Svenberg-Redegren I (1976) The somatic development of children in a Swedish urban community. A prospective longitudinal study. III. Dental development from birth to 16 years. Acta Pediatr Scand, Suppl 258:83–97

    Google Scholar 

  10. Kiyoshi O (1983) A study of trace elements in human dental tissues. On concentrations of copper and lead. Shika Igaku 46:65–78

    Google Scholar 

  11. Mackie AC, Stephens R, Townshend A, Waldron HA (1977) Tooth lead levels in Birmingham children. Arch Environ Health 32:178–185

    Google Scholar 

  12. Masao M, Takashi H, Kazuo S (1982) Concentration distribution of trace metals in human teeth. Nippon Eisegaku Zasshi 37:499–504

    Google Scholar 

  13. McGregor IA, Thomson AM, Billewicz WZ (1968) The development of primary teeth in children from a group of Gambian villages, and critical examination of its use for estimating age. Br J Nutr 22:307–314

    Google Scholar 

  14. Needleman HL, Tuncay OC, Shapiro IM (1972) Lead levels in deciduous teeth of urban and suburban American children. Nature 235:111–112

    Google Scholar 

  15. Prpić-Majić D, Hršak J, Skender Lj (1988) Biological and environmental monitoring in a lead smelter community. In: Astruc M, Lester JN (eds) Heavy Metals in the Hydrological Cycle, Proceedings of the International Conference Chemicals (Heavy Metals)in the EnvironmentLisbon, Portugal1988, Publications Division, Selper Ltd., London, pp. 19–26

    Google Scholar 

  16. Stewart DJ (1974) Teeth as indicators of exposure of children to lead. Arch Dis Child 49:895–897

    Google Scholar 

  17. Telišman S, Ivičić N, Pongračić J (1987) Lead in deciduous teeth in relation to other biological indicator of exposure and effect of inorganic lead in children. In: Lindberg SE, Hutchinson TC (eds) International Conference Heavy Metals in the Environment, New Orleans 1987, CEP Consultants Ltd, Edinburgh, pp 300–302

    Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Maja Blanuša.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Blanuša, M., Ivičić, N. & Simeon, V. Lead, iron, copper, zinc and ash in deciduous teeth in relation to age and distance from a lead smelter. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 45, 478–485 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01700618

Download citation

Keywords

  • Iron
  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management