A Silicon and Aluminum Interaction in the Rat

  • Edith M. Carlisle
  • Matthew J. Curran


Since beginning the work on establishing silicon’s essentiality and function in higher animals,1 all tissues analyzed for Si have been analyzed simultaneously for Al and a number of other elements which resulted in the establishment of a relationship between Si and Al.2


Essential Trace Element Posterior Cortex CIBA Foundation Symposium Emented Group Aluminum Accumulation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edith M. Carlisle
    • 1
  • Matthew J. Curran
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Public HealthUCLALos AngelesUSA

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