Comparative Genetic Toxicology: The Second UKEMS by J.M. Parry, C.F. Arlett

By J.M. Parry, C.F. Arlett

This choice of sixty nine papers investigates 'in vitro' metabolic activation arrangements for 2 particular pairs of chemical analogues, benzidine (BZD) with 4,4-diaminoterphenyl (DAT) and 4-dimethyl-aminoazobenzene (DAB) with 4-cyanodimethylaniline (CDA). The arrangements chosen have been uninduced rat liver (using rats of an identical pressure because the bioassay). Aroclor-induced rat liver, uninduced mouse liver (using a similar mouse pressure as utilized in the 'in vivo' cytogenetics assays), and uninduced fowl. the foremost bulk of the assays defined within the learn concerned using huge universal batches of those fifty nine arrangements. The examine was once backed by way of the uk Environmental Mutagen Society (UKEMS) and will stand as a massive landmark in genetic toxicology.

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Anderson, D. and Paton, D. (1978). Thiophene analogues of the carcinogens benzidine and 4-aminobiphenyl: evaluation in vitro. Brit. J. , Charlesworth, J. and Paton, D. (1982). Comparisons between carcinogenic potency and mutagenic potency to Salmonella in a series of derivatives of 4-dimethylaminoazobenzene (DAB). Mutation Res. M. and Podobna, E. (1983). Sensitivity of two Chinese hamster cell lines in SCE induction by a variety of chemical mutagens. Mutation Res. F. and Santi, 1. (1980). DNA damage and repair induced in vivo by benzidine treatment.

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