Environmental mutagens

proceedings of the 6. annual meeting of the Europ. Environmental Mutagen Soc., Gernrode (GDR), September 27-October 1, 1976
  • 182 Pages
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  • English
Akademie-Verlag , Berlin
Human chromosome abnormalities -- Congresses., Chemical mutagenesis -- Congresses., Environmentally induced diseases -- Congresses., Mutagens -- Congre
Statementorganized under the auspices of the Akad. d. Wiss. d. DDR by the Zentralinst. für Genetik u. Kulturpflanzenforschung d. AdW d. DDR, Gatersleben ; ed. by H. Böhme, J. Schöneich.
SeriesAbhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Abteilung Mathematik, Naturwissenschaften, Technik ;, Jahrg. 1977, Nr. 9 N
ContributionsBöhme, Helmut, 1929-, Schöneich, J., Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR. Zentralinstitut für Genetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung.
LC ClassificationsQ49 .A39a Jahrg. 1977, Nr. N 9, RB155 .A39a Jahrg. 1977, Nr. N 9
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4205593M
LC Control Number80484859

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Discusses how environmental activism and a committed group of scientists transformed chemical mutagens into environmental problems, mobilized existing research networks, recruited scientists and politicians, secured financial resources to fight toxic effects /5.

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Carcinogens and teratogens occur in the laboratory, industry, and agricultural environment. According to the estimates of the U.S. National Research Council, approximat chemicals are in. This book is a valuable resource for scientists, policymakers, and administrators of environmental programs. Show less Mutagenic Effects of Environmental Contaminants investigates the mutagenic consequences of environmental contaminants, such as pesticides, industrials, food additives, drugs, and biologicals, as well as the possible relationships between mutagenesis and carcinogenesis.

Description Chemical Mutagens: Environmental Effects on Biological Systems brings together relevant facts about synthetic and naturally occurring mutagenic chemicals. Organized into two parts, this book begins with a simple discussion on the modern concepts.

This series was launched by Dr. Alexander Hollaender who, beginning Environmental mutagens bookedited Volumes and then coedited Volumes The success of his lO-year effort with these volumes is another testimony to Dr. Hollaender's many contri­ butions to the field of environmental mutagenesis.

As Dr. By the time Auerbach published the first monograph on mutation research inchemical mutagens had become standard tools of the trade, occupying shelf space in research and teaching laboratories in universities, medical schools, and government agencies (Auerbach b).

Volume 9 of Chemical Mutagens consists mainly of chapters discussing the development and validation of short-term assays to detect the mutagenic effects of environmental chemicals. These chapters include an assay with the grasshopper neuroblast, a comparison of mutagenic responses of humanBrand: Springer US.

An International Journal Specializing in Environmental Mutagenesis. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. Announcing the Winners of the Alexander Hollaender Award and EMGS Award.

Updated PM EST, Thu Feb 6th, The Awards and Honors Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the Alexander Hollaender Award and the Mutagens can be classified into 3 types based on their origin.

They are as follows: Physical mutagens: These include ionizing radiation such as X-rays, gamma rays and alpha particles. Ultraviolet radiations can also behave as potential mutagens.

Chemical mutagens: Elements such as arsenic, nickel and chromium are considered to be mutagens. Some. The Tradescantia sp. stamen hair mutation (Trad-SH) assay (clone ) was evaluated for its efficiency and reliability as a screen for mutagens in an IPCS collaborative study on plant systems.

The results of the study confirm that the Trad-SH assay is an unsuspicious system for screening potential environmental by: 1.

Relation between mutagens and carcinogens. Understanding the specificity of mutagens in bacteria has led to the direct implication of certain environmental mutagens in the causation of human cancers. this book is accessible by the search feature, but cannot be : Anthony Jf Griffiths, Jeffrey H Miller, David T Suzuki, Richard C Lewontin, William M Gelbart.

Mechanisms Chromosomal aberrations DNA Damage Aneuploidy Structural How do mutagens damage DNA. But keep in mind Not all mutations are caused by mutagens ALl organisms share similar DNA structures Sources of Pollutants TOP 1. Tobacco Smoke 2. Auto 3. Diesel 4.

Vegetation. Motulsky A.G. () Environmental Mutagenesis and Disease in Human Populations. In: Chu E.H.Y., Generoso W.M. (eds) Mutation, Cancer, and Malformation. Environmental Science Research, vol Cited by: 1. Mutagenicity: New Horizons in Genetic Toxicology provides an overview of the various applications and studies in the field of genetic toxicology and environmental mutagenesis.

The book is composed of selected scientific papers written by experts in the field. The text presents topics on naturally occurring mutagens; occupational carcinogen; and Book Edition: 1.

This book covers the latest environmental issues based on current research objectives. All chapters are fundamentally interlinked and focus on deciphering the networking of mutagens in environmental toxicity and human health. Our changing environment, climate, and lifestyle factors are growing concerns in the 21st century.

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Satellite meeting of the 7th International Conference on Environmental Mutagens (ICEM): workshop: quantitative modeling approaches for understanding and predicting mutagenicity and carcinogenicity: Istituto Superiore di Sanità Rome, Septemberabstract book by International Conference on Environmental Mutagens (7th: Rome.

Mutagens may be of physical, chemical or biological origin. The most common however are all around us. Ionizing radiations (X-rays, Gamma rays, alpha, and beta particles.) This is typically. Analysis of body fluids including alkylation of macromolecules for detection of mutagenic agents; Use of yeast as an assay system for industrial mutagens; Heritable-translocation test in mice; Detection of mutation damage in ferm populations: an in situ bioassay for mutagens in aquatic ecosystems; The discovery of human teratogens, carcinogens, and mutagens: lessons for the future; Analysis of.

Author Guidelines. Environmental mutagenesis is a multidisciplinary field and Environmental & Molecular Mutagenesis is intended for publications in a variety of fields including genetics, epigenetics, biochemistry, toxicology, radiation biology, microbiology, epidemiology, basic cancer research and public health.

The content is of interest to investigators involved in primary research, as well. The book also examines the effects of toxins on other organisms, as well as the techniques, policies, and management strategies employed in studying and controlling environmental pollutants.

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This is for Biology ' and find homework help for other Science questions at eNotes. Mutagenicity: Assays and Applications presents an extensive examination of the detection, assessment and future of mutagenicity, particularly as it concerns human health and the environment.

Chapters focused on specific types of mutagens or testing methods for their detection collectively explore the current state of human and environmental mutagenesis, future perspectives and regulatory needs. Two previously unknown mutagens were isolated from broiled sardines (Kasai et al., ).These were 2-aminomethylimidazo[4, 5-f]quinoline (IQ) and 2-amino-3, 4-dimethylimidazo[4, 5-f]quinoline (MeIQ), which are extraordinarily potent mutagens to urium strain TA98 (Kasai et al., a, b, c).Except for the beef that contained IQ and possibly that containing MeIQ and 2-amino-3, 8.

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As many mutations cause cancer, mutagens are therefore also likely to be carcinogens. Eg: mustard gas can cause mutations in fruit flies. Environmental mutagens are the mutagens may be of physical, chemical or biological origin,that are all around us.

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Example: 1. Ionizing radiations (X-rays, Gamma rays, alpha, and beta particles.). Environmental agents (chemicals, radiation and viruses) can be carcinogens (cancer-causing substances) and mutagens (substances that alter DNA). Environmental Mutagenesis describes our current knowledge of the molecular mechanisms of mutagenesis and assesses the role of mutagens in cancer and inherited disease.

This book covers the latest environmental issues based on current research objectives. All chapters are fundamentally interlinked and focus on deciphering the networking of mutagens in.Future research directions to characterize environmental mutagens in highly polluted areas.

Sram, Radim J. // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;May96 Supplement 3, Vol.p Focuses on research directions to characterize environmental mutagens in highly polluted areas.Environmental agents (chemicals, radiation and viruses) can be carcinogens (cancer‐causing substances) and mutagens (substances that alter DNA).

The steps from mutagen Author: Edward L Loechler.