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Deoxycholic acid (DCA) is a secondary bile acid implicated in various cancers of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. In oesophageal adenocarcinoma, DCA is believed to contribute to carcinogenesis during reflux where stomach contents enter the lower oesophagus. It is imperative that we understand the...
A perceived disadvantage of transgenic rodent mutation assays is that spontaneous mutant frequencies are high compared to those of endogenous genes and may consequently reduce sensitivity to induced mutation. We have previously argued that unrepaired G:T mismatches from spontaneous deamination of...
Cytogenetic damage in individuals occupationally exposed to pesticides has received the attention of investigators in several countries, but no definitive conclusions can yet be made. The present study aimed at assessing if prolonged exposure to complex mixtures of pesticides leads to an increase...