The mutagenicity of refuse leachate from a municipal incinerator.

Abstract

The mutagenicity of refuse leachate from a municipal incinerator was studied by liquid rec-assay and Ames assay. Volatile components were found to be negative, and nonvolatile components positive, in the Ames assay and the leachate was found to have DNA-damaging capacity in the liquid rec-assay with S-9 mix. PAHs derived from tobacco ash and carbonyl… (More)

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@article{Kamiya1989TheMO, title={The mutagenicity of refuse leachate from a municipal incinerator.}, author={Ayumi Kamiya and Yukiko Ose and Youji Sakagami}, journal={The Science of the total environment}, year={1989}, volume={78}, pages={131-45} }