Lead exposure damages brain. How?

http://www.physorg.com/news196430583.html

“A new study led by Tomás Guilarte, PhD, chair of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, helps fill in the picture. Guilarte’s study demonstrates that during the formation of synapses—synaptogenesis—exposure to lead alters the levels of several key proteins involved in neurotransmitter release.”

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