Latest Arsenite Stories
A large-scale genomic study conducted in Bangladesh has discovered genetic variants that control arsenic metabolism and elevate the risk of skin lesions in people chronically exposed to arsenic.
Scientists have solved an important mystery about why an arsenic compound, called arsenite, can kill us, and yet function as an effective therapeutic agent against disease and infections.
Insights into arsenic transport and tolerance.
Although scientists have known that rice has the ability to absorb potentially harmful arsenic from the soil, they have previously been unable to describe how it works.
Scandinavian scientists believe they may have discovered a gene that could prevent people from eating levels of the poisonous metal arsenic, which can be absorbed by crops like rice.
By Xiao, Yabing Ling, Jie; Qian, Shahua; Lin, Anqing; Et al ABSTRACT: A novel method of preconcentration of trace arsenite and arsenate by using titanium dioxide nanoparticles as adsorbent was described.