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Micronuclei assay: A potential biomonitoring protocol in occupational exposure studies.
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PMID:  22117400     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
As micronuclei (MN) derive from chromosomal fragments and whole chromosomes lagging behind in anaphase, the MN assay can be used to show both clastogenic and aneugenic effects. This particularly concerns the use of MN as a biomarker ofgenotoxic exposure and effects, where differences in MN frequencies between exposed subjects and referents are expected to be small. The present paper reviews the use of the MN assay in biomonitoring of occupational exposure studies.
L Palanikumar; N Panneerselvam
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Genetika     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0016-6758     ISO Abbreviation:  Genetika     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0047354     Medline TA:  Genetika     Country:  Russia (Federation)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1169-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
Research Centre and Post Graduate Studies in Botany, The Madura College, Affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai 625011, India.
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