Detection of aflatoxin B1-DNA adducts in human placenta and cord blood.

@article{Hsieh1993DetectionOA,
  title={Detection of aflatoxin B1-DNA adducts in human placenta and cord blood.},
  author={Ling-Ling Hsieh and T T Hsieh},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1993},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={1278-80}
}
Human placenta and cord blood are readily available specimens that respond to maternal environmental insult and are being used to investigate metabolism, bioactivation, and transplacental transfer of procarcinogens. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay was used to quantitate 120 placentas and 56 cord bloods from term, uncomplicated pregnancies at Taipei Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, for the presence of the imidazole ring-opened form of aflatoxin B1-DNA (AFB1-DNA) adducts. Of the 120… CONTINUE READING
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