Bacterial mutagenicity of urban organic aerosol sources in comparison to atmospheric samples.

Abstract

The bacterial mutagenicity of a comprehensive set of urban particulate air pollution source samples is examined using the Salmonella typhimurium forward mutation assay. Each of the combustion source samples examined, including the exhaust from catalyst-equipped autos, noncatalyst autos, heavy-duty diesel trucks, plus natural gas, distillate oil, and wood… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/es00061a009

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