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Document ID (ISN)53101
CIS number 90-236
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ercolanelli M., Bavazzano P., Lapini V.
Title Sister chromatid exchanges and chromosomal aberrations in occupational exposure to dyes in the textile industry
Original title Scambi tra cromatidi fratelli e aberrazioni cromosomiche in soggetti professionalmente esposti a coloranti nell'industria tessile [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Sep.-Oct. 1987, Vol.78, No.5, p.393-396. 7 ref.
Abstract The frequency of sister chromatid exchanges (SCE) and chromosomal aberrations (CA) was studied in peripheral lymphocytes of 10 workers exposed to dyes in the textile industry and was compared to the frequency found in a group of 5 controls. The results showed a higher frequency both of SCE and of CA in the exposed workers compared to the controls and although obtained in a small group of subjects, suggest the need for further investigations on genotoxic risk in this occupational area.
Descriptors (primary) dyes; textile industry; chromosome changes; genetic effects
Descriptors (secondary) textile chemicals
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Textile and clothing industries
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Antifertility and prenatal effects