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Document ID (ISN)78304
CIS number 02-180
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2000
Convention or series no. DMT 83 TF 95
Author(s) Benhamou S., Demenais F., Dupret J.M., Haguenoer J.M., Leszkowicz A., Stucker I.
Title Genetic susceptibility and occupational exposure
Original title Susceptibilités génétiques et expositions professionnelles [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 2000, No.83, p.249-258. Illus.
Abstract This literature survey of the importance of genetic factors in the individual susceptibility to diseases caused by exposure at the workplace, in particular asthma and cancer, is based on scientific data available during the first half of the year 2000. Approximately 300 articles were reviewed. Contents include: enzymes of the metabolism of chemical carcinogenic chemicals, and their genetic polymorphisms; metabolism of the most common carcinogenic chemicals; polymorphisms of xenobiotic enzymes and tobacco-related cancers; gene-environment interactions in cancers caused by occupational factors; susceptibility factors for asthma.
Descriptors (primary) asthma; individual susceptibility; hereditary variables; cancer
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; carcinogens; smoking; enzymes; France
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)