Micronucleus frequency in Gomel (Belarus) children affected and not affected by thyroid cancer.

@article{ZottiMartelli1999MicronucleusFI,
  title={Micronucleus frequency in Gomel (Belarus) children affected and not affected by thyroid cancer.},
  author={Laura Zotti-Martelli and Lucia Migliore and G V Panasiuk and Roberto Barale},
  journal={Mutation research},
  year={1999},
  volume={440 1},
  pages={35-43}
}
Cytogenetic monitoring was carried out on a group of children from Gomel (Belarus), one of the areas most severely affected by radioactive contamination following the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, in 1986. We performed the micronucleus test (MN) in binucleated lymphocytes of 42 children (mean age: 11+/-2.34 years), 16 of whom were affected… CONTINUE READING