Cytogenetic effects of an agricultural antibiotic, captan, on mouse bone marrow and testicular cells.


This paper deals with the cytogenetic effects of Captan on mouse bone marrow and testis. We used (a) the assays of micronuclei (MN) in polychromatic erythrocytes (PCE), (b) the mouse chromosomal aberration test on bone marrow and testis, and (c) the assay of sperm morphology. The tested doses in these assays were 1000, 800, 400, 100, and 50 mg/kg. The… (More)


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