Study on Relationship between hexavalent chromium Metal Toxicity on Terrestrial Environment


  • Md. Aliullah Suleman Research Scholar, Department of Applied Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Paredsh, India


metal, toxicity, environment


Chemical species, dosage, exposure route, and individual differences in genetics and nutritional status are only few of the many elements that go into determining how poisonous a substance is. In terms of potential harm to human health, the following metals should be considered top priorities: arsenic, cadmium, chrome, lead, and mercury due to their severe toxicity. At low levels of exposure, certain metallic elements are considered systemic toxicants. Additionally, the International Agency for the Study of Cancer classifies them as carcinogenic in humans. Toxicology, genotoxicity, and carcinogenicity are all examined in this study, as well as the likelihood of human exposure and the molecular pathways responsible for these compounds' toxic, genotoxic, and carcinogenic effects. Metals with a high submicroscopic weight and concentration greater than five times that of water are known as "heavy metals." There is a great agreement of concern about the likely effects of these chemicals on human health and the environmental result of their widespread usage in a variety of industrial, home, agricultural, pharmaceutical, and technological settings.


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Md. Aliullah Suleman. (2022). Study on Relationship between hexavalent chromium Metal Toxicity on Terrestrial Environment. Applied Science and Biotechnology Journal for Advanced Research, 1(1), 11–15. Retrieved from