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- Sandstead, H.H.; Klevay, L.M.
- Trace Element Geochemistry in Health & Disease / J. Freedman, ed 1975 pp. 73-81
- dietary minerals; trace elements; cadmium; zinc; nutrient-nutrient interactions; public health; health effects assessments; epidemiological studies; dietary exposure; environmental exposure
- ... INTRODUCTION Cadmium and zinc are chemically similar (Cotzias and others, 1961; Cotton and Wilkinson, 1966). They therefore compete with one another for a variety of ligands (Pulido and others, 1966a; Gunn and others, 1968). Because cadmium is considered to have only adverse effects in biological systems (Friberg and others, 1971) and zinc is an essential nutrient (Sandstead, 1973), the significan ...