Affiliation: University of California
- Aluminum and copper interact in the promotion of oxidative but not inflammatory events: implications for Alzheimer's diseaseAngelica Becaria
Department of Community and Environmental Medicine, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of California Irvine, 92697 1820, USA
J Alzheimers Dis 5:31-8. 2003..Thus the ability of aluminum to promote inflammatory processes does not depend on an increase ROS production induced by interaction with transition metals...
- Aluminum as a toxicantA Becaria
Department of Community and Environmental Medicine, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, Irvine, CA 92697 1820, USA
Toxicol Ind Health 18:309-20. 2002..This review encompasses the general toxicology of aluminum with emphasis on the potential mechanisms by which it may accelerate the progression of chronic age-related neurodegenerative disorders...
- Aluminum and copper in drinking water enhance inflammatory or oxidative events specifically in the brainAngelica Becaria
Department of Community and Environmental Medicine, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 1825, USA
J Neuroimmunol 176:16-23. 2006..Results suggest that although Al or Cu may independently initiate inflammatory or oxidative events, they may function cooperatively to increase APP levels...