Portland State University. Department of Biology
Philip C. Withers
Term of Graduation
Date of Publication
Master of Science (M.S.) in Biology
Cadmium -- Physiological effect, Hair -- Analysis, Tobacco -- Physiological effect, Zinc -- Physiological effect
1 online resource (2, 51,  pages)
To determine the relationship of tobacco and marijuana smoking to levels of cadmium and zinc manifested in hair samples, a study was conducted at Portland State University using atomic absorption spectrophotometry. 97 adult student volunteers participated in the main study.
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Simonsen, Neal R., "Cadmium and Zinc Levels in the Hair of Smokers and Nonsmokers" (1981). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3091.