Cytogenetic effects from exposure to mixed pesticides and the influence from genetic susceptibility

Au, William W.; Sierra-Torres, Carlos H.; Cajas-Salazar, Nohelia; Shipp, Bryan K.; Legator, Marvin S.
June 1999
Environmental Health Perspectives;Jun1999, Vol. 107 Issue 6, p501
Academic Journal
Studies the biological effects of exposure to mixed pesticides by conducting three different cytogenetic assays on Costa Rica farmers who are all non-smokers. High frequency of chromosome aberrations among the farmers; Abnormal DNA repair responses; Results indicating that the farmers were exposed to genetoxic agents.


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