Spontaneous and diepoxybutane (DEB)-induced sister chromatid exchanges (SCEs) were examined in cultured peripheral lymphocytes (PBL) from 122 healthy donors. SCE-inducing activity under defined experimental conditions and individual sensitivity to genotoxic stress were assessed. SCE means distribution appeared asymmetrical, identifying about 22% of subjects characterized by a 'high-respondent' phenotype with more than 111 SCEs/cell. Confounding factors, such as smoking habit, wine and coffee consumption, work activity and hematological factors, showed a limited capacity to affect individual SCE responsiveness, however hemoglobin and uric acid seemed to antagonize DEB genotoxicity.
LANDI, STEFANO (Primo)
BARALE, ROBERTO (Ultimo)
|Autori:||Landi, Stefano; Frenzilli, Giada; Sbrana, Isabella; Barale, Roberto|
|Titolo:||Modulating factors of individual sensitivity to diepoxybutane: sister chromatid exchanges induced in vitro in human lymphocytes|
|Anno del prodotto:||1996|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1016/0027-5107(96)00084-X|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|