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Document ID (ISN)30890
CIS number 79-448
ISSN - Serial title Staub
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Greim H., Göggelmann W., Wolff T., Fahrig R., Norpoth K., Bartsch H., Oesch F., Richter-Reichhelm H.B., Emura M., Ellenberger J., Mohn G.R., Seemayer N., Marquardt H.
Title In vitro tests and carcinogenicity
Original title In-vitro-Tests und Cancerogenität [in German]
Bibliographic information June 1978, Vol.38, No.6, p.227-266. Illus. 261 ref.
Abstract Papers presented to the special meeting of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) held on 29-30 Sep. 1977 in Hanover, bringing together eminent specialists. Subjects dealt with: experience with in vitro test systems for detection of mutagenic substances; usefulness of mutagenicity tests (host-mediated assay, mammalian spot test) as an early cancer test; quality control in microbiological mutagenicity tests; carcinogenic activity and biological effects in short-term tests (in English); influence of enzyme patterns on mutagenic effects of carcinogenic polycyclic hydrocarbons (in English); toxicity and carcinogenicity of benzo(a)pyrene in guinea-pig lung cell and treachea cultures; Escherichia coli as an mutagenicity indicator; hamster renal cell transformation; chemical oncogenesis; mammalian cell culture studies (in English).
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; in vitro experiments; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; Germany (Federal Republic of); benzo(a)pyrene; polycyclic hydrocarbons; applied research; cell culture; carcinogenic effects; conference; organ culture; animal experiments
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Risk evaluation