Chromosomal aberrations in heavy smokers

  title={Chromosomal aberrations in heavy smokers},
  author={Guenter Obe and Jan Herha},
  journal={Human Genetics},
Lymphocyte chromosomes from 20 heavy smokers were analyzed from 48-h whole blood cultures for the frequency of dicentric chromosomes, ring chromosomes, and chromatid translocations. Compared to controls, these exchange type aberrations occurred more frequently in the smokers. 


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