Micronucleus and other nuclear abnormalities among betel quid chewers with or without sadagura, a unique smokeless tobacco preparation, in a population from North-East India.

@article{Kausar2009MicronucleusAO,
  title={Micronucleus and other nuclear abnormalities among betel quid chewers with or without sadagura, a unique smokeless tobacco preparation, in a population from North-East India.},
  author={Afifa Kausar and Sarbani Giri and Mehnaz Mazumdar and Anirudha Giri and Prasenjit Roy and Prabhati Dhar},
  journal={Mutation research},
  year={2009},
  volume={677 1-2},
  pages={
          72-5
        }
}
Genotoxicity is one of the important endpoints for risk assessment of various lifestyle factors. The study is the first report on the genotoxic effect associated with sadagura, a unique smokeless tobacco prepared in southern Assam province of North-East India. Sadagura is consumed with or without betel quid and/or smoking. In the present cytogenetic monitoring study, analysis of micronuceus (MN), nuclear bud, binucleated, karyorrhectic, karyolytic and pyknotic cells tests were performed in the… CONTINUE READING
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