Francesca Saini

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In order to assess the applicability of the cytokinesis-block micronucleus assay to frozen cells in human biomonitoring and in vitro radiosensitivity studies, basal and radiation-induced micronuclei and nucleoplasmic bridges (NPBs) were analysed in 28 lymphocyte samples stored frozen from 18 to 123 weeks. All samples successfully proliferated and produced a(More)
As first task of a comprehensive investigation on DNA repair genotype-phenotype correlations, the suitability of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-transformed lymphoblastoid cell lines (LCLs) as surrogate of cryopreserved peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) in DNA repair phenotypic assays was evaluated. To this aim the amount of DNA damage induced by(More)
Availability and access to correct information is a pre-requisite for people to be able to make informed decisions about their health. This paper will examine the effect of the sole reliance on translation in producing health promotion materials for people from Non English Speaking Background (NESB). In Australia since 1978 there has been a considerable(More)
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