Evaluation of low-to-moderate arsenic exposure, metabolism and skin lesions in a Turkish rural population exposed through drinking water

Alshana U., ALTUN B., ERTAŞ N., ÇAKMAK G., KADIOĞLU E., Hisarli D., ...More

CHEMOSPHERE, vol.304, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 304
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.135277
  • Journal Name: CHEMOSPHERE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, PASCAL, Aerospace Database, Aqualine, Aquatic Science & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), Artic & Antarctic Regions, BIOSIS, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, CAB Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts Core, Chimica, Communication Abstracts, Compendex, EMBASE, Environment Index, Food Science & Technology Abstracts, Geobase, Greenfile, MEDLINE, Metadex, Pollution Abstracts, Public Affairs Index, Veterinary Science Database, Civil Engineering Abstracts
  • Keywords: Arsenic species, Central Anatolia, Drinking water (< 100 mu g L-1 arsenic), Exposure biomarkers, Geogenic arsenic pollution, Skin lesions, CANCER-RISK, WEST-BENGAL, METHYLATION CAPACITY, BLADDER-CANCER, DOSE-RESPONSE, LUNG-CANCER, GROUNDWATER, CONTAMINATION, ANATOLIA, INDIVIDUALS
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background: There is no human data regarding the exposure, metabolism and potential health effects of arsenic (As) contamination in drinking water in the Central Anatolian region of Turkey.