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Mercury and cadmium rigidify eukaryotic lipid extracts but mercury also ruptures red blood cells

Although the serious adverse effects of Hg and Cd have been known for hundreds of years, the mechanisms of their toxicity are still poorly understood. The industrial revolution resulted in more toxic heavy metals in the environment

Inorganic Cadmium affects the fluidity and size of phospholipid based liposomes

Inorganic Cadmium (Cd) is a non-essential metal and a toxic environmental pollutant that induces multiple biochemical dysfunctions. Due to industrial activities since the 1800s, exposure to ever increasing levels of Cd has resulted in a significant impact