Genotoxicity of human mammary lipid.

  title={Genotoxicity of human mammary lipid.},
  author={Francis Luke Martin and Paul L. Carmichael and Christopher Crofton-Sleigh and Stanley Venitt and David H Phillips and Philip L. Grover},
  journal={Cancer research},
  volume={56 23},
We tested the proposition that human mammary lipid contains mutagenic/genotoxic agents that could cause DNA damage in adjacent epithelial cells. Lipid samples from breast tissue surgically removed from 40 women undergoing elective reduction mammoplasty were extracted by a solid-phase procedure. Mutagenicity was observed in Salmonella typhimurium TA98 and… CONTINUE READING