Asbestos: mechanisms of toxicity and carcinogenicity in the respiratory tract

Annu Rev Pharmacol Toxicol. 1983;23:595-615. doi: 10.1146/annurev.pa.23.040183.003115.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Asbestos / adverse effects*
  • Asbestos / analysis
  • Asbestos / toxicity
  • Cell Membrane / physiology
  • Erythrocytes / ultrastructure
  • Hemolysis
  • Humans
  • Mesothelioma / etiology*
  • Neoplasms, Experimental / etiology
  • Polycyclic Compounds / toxicity*
  • Respiratory Tract Neoplasms / etiology*

Substances

  • Polycyclic Compounds
  • Asbestos