Cytochrome P4501A2 phenotype and bladder cancer risk: The Shanghai bladder cancer study.

@article{Tao2012CytochromePP,
  title={Cytochrome P4501A2 phenotype and bladder cancer risk: The Shanghai bladder cancer study.},
  author={Li Tao and Yong Bing Xiang and Kenneth Ka-Sing Chan and Renwei Wang and Yujiang Gao and Mimi C. Yu and J. -M Yuan},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 5},
  pages={
          1174-83
        }
}
Cytochrome P450 1A2 (CYP1A2) is hypothesized to catalyze the activation of arylamines, known human bladder carcinogens present in cigarette smoke. The relationship between CYP1A2 phenotype and bladder cancer risk was examined in a case-control study involving 519 patients and 514 controls in Shanghai, China. Both CYP1A2 and N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) phenotypic status were determined by a caffeine-based urinary assay. Our study showed that among smokers at urine collection, patients with… CONTINUE READING
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