metallothionein and lead in Drosophila

Helmut V.B. Hirsch hirsch at
Mon Jul 16 16:01:23 EST 2001

Does anyone know of evidence that lead can induce production of
metallothionein in either larvae or adults?  References and pointers to
the literature would be much appreciated.

Helmut V.B. Hirsch
Neurobiology Research Center
The University at Albany, SUNY
Albany, NY 12222
E-mail:  hirsch at


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