Small subchronic doses of the pesticide dimethoate and/or cadmium and lead treatment causes disturbances in the chromosomes of young rats

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Small doses of Dimethoate (DM) and cadmium (Cd) which in themselves proved to be harmless in causing chromosome aberrations, potentiate each other's toxic effect concerning both numerical and structural aberrations caused in rat bone marrow cells. The toxic effect of lead (Pb) was not enhanced by DM.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-60
Number of pages2
JournalCentral European journal of public health
Issue numberSUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2000



  • Cadmium
  • Chromosomes
  • Dimethoate
  • Genotoxicity
  • Lead
  • Numerical and structural aberrations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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