Environmental Health Perspectives - Volume 102, issue 9

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1552-9924
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0091-6765

Abstract

The mouse bone marrow micronucleus (MN) assay holds a key position in all schemes for detecting potential human carcinogens and mutagens. It was therefore of concern when Shelby et al. reported that only 5 of 25 rodent carcinogens defined by the U.S. NTP were positive in the assay. Further, each

Journal: Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 102, no. 9, 1994