Decline of DNA damage and other biomarkers in peripheral blood following smoking cessation.

@article{Mooney1995DeclineOD,
  title={Decline of DNA damage and other biomarkers in peripheral blood following smoking cessation.},
  author={LaVerne A Mooney and Regina M. Santella and Lirio Covey and Alan M. Jeffrey and William Bigbee and Mary C. Randall and Thomas B. Cooper and Ruth Ottman and Wei Yann Tsai and Leila Wazneh},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 6},
  pages={627-34}
}
Serial samples from 40 heavy smokers ( > or = pack/day for > or = 1 year) enrolled in a smoking cessation program were assayed for cotinine, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)-DNA, 4-aminobiphenyl-hemoglobin (4-ABP-Hb) adducts, and glycophorin A (GPA) mutations. Blood samples were taken while subjects were smoking, and 10 weeks and 8 and 14 months after… CONTINUE READING