Lead Inclusion Bodies in Osteoclasts

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Science  03 Aug 1973:
Vol. 181, Issue 4098, pp. 447-448
DOI: 10.1126/science.181.4098.447


Inclusion bodies occur frequently in the nuclei and rarely in the cytoplasm of osteoclasts in pigs with experimental lead poisoning. The light and electron microscope pictures of undemineralized sections are similar to those described for liver cord cells and renal tubular cells.