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Document ID (ISN)68994
CIS number 97-884
ISSN - Serial title 1232-1087 - International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bubak A., Mielżyńska D., Siwińska E.
Title Can we detect mutagenic activity of urinary sediment by the Ames test?
Bibliographic information 1997, Vol.10, No.1, p.47-54. 9 ref.
Abstract The urine of five children and four coke-oven workers in a Polish town was tested for mutagenic substances. Mutagenic activity was found in samples from both groups, but only in acetone extracts of the urinary filtrate and not in the urinary sediment.
Descriptors (primary) mutagenic effects; determination in urine; coke ovens; mutagens
Descriptors (secondary) Poland
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Antifertility and prenatal effects