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Subject: About prawns/shrimps and arsenic toxicity.

Date: Sat Aug 18 00:03:21 2001
Posted by Robby
Grade level: undergrad School: college graduate
City: Hollywood State/Province: CA Country: US
Area of science: Medicine
ID: 998107401.Me

I was told that someone could die of arsenic toxicity from eating a lot of 
shrimps/prawns. I'm sure a lot means A LOT. Could you explain how this could 
happen and what happens in the system, and how to avoid/cure it? Thanl you.

Re: About prawns/shrimps and arsenic toxicity.

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