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CHAPTER 7

Minor Trace Elements: Manganese, Vanadium, Molybdenum, Tin

Manganese, vanadium, molybdenum and tin are listed as minor trace elements in the human body and have extensive uses in industry. There is insufficient evidence to link these chemically dissimilar elements to human cancer, although caution has been given to the classification of vanadium pentoxide, certain orgin compounds of tin, tin in semiconductors and the use of alloys containing molybdenum, manganese and vanadium in orthopaedic prostheses.

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Print publication date
31 Oct 2013
Copyright year
2013
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-718-0
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-719-7
From the book series:
Issues in Toxicology