Copper Tolerance in Rats — A Histochemical and Immunocytochemical Study
Metallothionein (MT) has been associated with the detoxification of heavy metals (1) and it is possible that the acquired tolerance of rats (2) is related to the induction of MT synthesis.
KeywordsCopper Concentration Proximal Convoluted Tubule Proximal Renal Tubular Cell Copper Tolerance Liver Copper
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