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HUMN project: detailed description of the scoring criteria for the cytokinesis-block micronucleus assay using isolated human lymphocyte cultures.
Criteria for scoring micronuclei and nucleoplasmic bridges in binucleated cells in the cytokinesis-block micronucleus assay for isolated human lymphocyte cultures are described in detail.Expand
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The HUman MicroNucleus Project--An international collaborative study on the use of the micronucleus technique for measuring DNA damage in humans.
The International Collaborative Project on Micronucleus Frequency in Human Populations (HUMN) was organized to collect data on micronucleus (MN) frequencies in different human populations andExpand
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An increased micronucleus frequency in peripheral blood lymphocytes predicts the risk of cancer in humans.
The frequency of micronuclei (MN) in peripheral blood lymphocytes (PBL) is extensively used as a biomarker of chromosomal damage and genome stability in human populations. Much theoretical evidenceExpand
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Occupational factors associated with low back pain in urban taxi drivers.
BACKGROUND Urban taxi drivers differ from other professional drivers in their exposures to physical and psychosocial hazards in the work environment. Epidemiological data on low back pain (LBP) ofExpand
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Effect of smoking habit on the frequency of micronuclei in human lymphocytes: results from the Human MicroNucleus project.
The effect of tobacco smoking on the frequency of micronuclei (MN) in human lymphocytes has been the object of many population studies. In most reports, the results were unexpectedly negative, and inExpand
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The HUMN and HUMNxL international collaboration projects on human micronucleus assays in lymphocytes and buccal cells--past, present and future.
The International Human Micronucleus (HUMN) Project (www.humn.org) was founded in 1997 to coordinate worldwide research efforts aimed at using micronucleus (MN) assays to study DNA damage in humanExpand
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HUman MicroNucleus project: international database comparison for results with the cytokinesis‐block micronucleus assay in human lymphocytes: I. Effect of laboratory protocol, scoring criteria, and
Micronucleus (MN) expression in peripheral blood lymphocytes is well established as a standard method for monitoring chromosome damage in human populations. The first results of an analysis of pooledExpand
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Long driving time is associated with haematological markers of increased cardiovascular risk in taxi drivers
Aims: To examine the association between driving time and changes in haematological markers of increased risks for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Methods: The authors conducted a cross sectionalExpand
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Intra- and inter-laboratory variation in the scoring of micronuclei and nucleoplasmic bridges in binucleated human lymphocytes. Results of an international slide-scoring exercise by the HUMN project.
One of the objectives of the HUman MicroNucleus (HUMN) project is to identify the methodological variables that have an important impact on micronucleus (MN) or micronucleated (MNed) cell frequenciesExpand
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Cancer risks in a population with prolonged low dose-rate γ-radiation exposure in radiocontaminated buildings, 1983 – 2002
  • S. Hwang, H. Guo, +7 authors W. Chang
  • Medicine, Biology
  • International journal of radiation biology
  • 1 January 2006
Purpose: To assess cancer risks in a population that received prolonged low dose-rate γ-irradiation for about 10 years as a result of occupying buildings containing 60Co-contaminated steel in Taiwan.Expand
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