Metabolic polymorphisms and the micronucleus frequency in buccal epithelium of adolescents living in an urban environment.

@article{Montero2003MetabolicPA,
  title={Metabolic polymorphisms and the micronucleus frequency in buccal epithelium of adolescents living in an urban environment.},
  author={Regina D. Montero and Luis J Serrano and V{\'i}ctor M D{\'a}vila and Yayoi Segura and Andrea Arrieta and Raquel Extremera Fuentes and Iris Abad and Luc{\'i}a Valencia and Patricia Sierra and Rafael Camacho},
  journal={Environmental and molecular mutagenesis},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={216-22}
}
Micronuclei and other biomarkers were evaluated in oral cells from 11- to 16-year-old girls living in a foster home in the central area of México City. Variables analyzed for possible association with these biomarkers include smoking habits, body mass index, metabolic polymorphisms for NAT1 and GSTM1 and whether the cells were obtained from the cheek or… CONTINUE READING