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Mutagens in surface waters: a review.
A review of the literature on the mutagenicity/genotoxicity of surface waters is presented in this article. Subheadings of this article include a description of sample concentration methods,Expand
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Quantification of genistein and genistin in soybeans and soybean products.
It has been suggested that the isoflavone, genistein,, may have some role as a chemopreventive agent against cancer in humans. Levels of genistein and its beta-glucoside conjugate, genistin, ingestedExpand
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Genotoxicity of multi-walled carbon nanotubes in both in vitro and in vivo assay systems
Abstract The genotoxic effects of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) were examined by using in vitro and in vivo assays. MWCNTs significantly induced micronuclei in A549 cells and enhanced theExpand
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Contents in foods, beverages and tobacco.
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Exposure to heterocyclic amines.
Many mutagenic heterocyclic amines (HAs) have been isolated from cooked foods and pyrolysates of amino acids and proteins, and the carcinogenicity of 10 of these HAs in rodents and of 1 in monkeysExpand
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The preventive effects of low-dose enteric-coated aspirin tablets on the development of colorectal tumours in Asian patients: a randomised trial
Objective To evaluate the influence of low-dose, enteric-coated aspirin tablets (100 mg/day for 2 years) on colorectal tumour recurrence in Asian patients with single/multiple colorectal tumoursExpand
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Mutagenicity of surface soil from residential areas in Kyoto city, Japan, and identification of major mutagens.
To clarify the mutagenic potential of surface soil in residential areas in Kyoto city, surface soil samples were collected twice or three times from 12 sites, and their organic extracts were examinedExpand
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Molecular cloning of apoptosis-inducing Pierisin-like proteins, from two species of white butterfly, Pieris melete and Aporia crataegi.
Pierisin-1, present in cabbage butterfly, Pieris rapae, induces apoptosis against various kinds of cancer cell lines. Another cabbage butterfly, Pieris brassicae, also has an apoptosis-inducingExpand
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Inhibitory effects of antioxidants on formation of heterocyclic amines.
It is important to search for effective antioxidants to suppress formation of mutagenic and carcinogenic heterocyclic amines (HCAs), like 2-amino-3,8-dimethylimidazo[4,5-f]quinoxaline (MeIQx) andExpand
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Detection of genistein as an estrogenic contaminant of river water in Osaka.
The estrogenic activity in water at various localities on Lake Biwa-Yodo River, a representative watershed in Japan, was measured using a recombinant yeast that expresses the human estrogen receptor.Expand
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