Differential Effects of Cadmium and Mercury on Lysosomal Enzymes in the Kidney of Myxine Glutinosa
In man and most animals the exposure to the environmental pollutants cadmium and mercury results in accumulation of these heavy metals especially in the kidneys and the liver. At the cellular level proteinbound heavy metals are enriched in the lysosomal system after pinocytotic uptake.
KeywordsLysosomal System Thiol Proteinase Pollutant Cadmium AcPase Activity Cellular Level Protein
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