Effects of arsenic cell metabolism and cell proliferation: cytogenetic and biochemical studies.

@article{Petres1977EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of arsenic cell metabolism and cell proliferation: cytogenetic and biochemical studies.},
  author={Johannes Petres and Diethard Baron and Manfred Hagedorn},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  year={1977},
  volume={19},
  pages={223 - 227}
}
Chromosome analysis of lymphocytes from patients who had been exposed to arsenic showed frequent structural and numerical aberrations, even with an interval of decades since the last exposure. The in vitro addition of sodium arsenate induced the same chromosome changes--even to extreme of chromosome pulverizations--upon lymphocyte cultures from healthy… CONTINUE READING