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Environmental Aromatic Nitro Compounds and their Bacterial Detoxification

  • Yoshinari Ohnishi
  • Takemi Kinouchi
  • Yoshiki Manabe
  • Kazumi Wakisaka
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Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 27)

Abstract

Modem industry has produced many useful chemical agents, but they and their by-products have also contributed to environmental pollution. The effects of environmental chemicals on human health are of considerable concern, since damage to DNA by environmental mutagens, both natural and man-made, is likely to be a major cause of cancer and other diseases (Rosenkranz, 1973; Doll, 1977; Wynder and Gori, 1977; Ames, 1979).

Keywords

High Performance Liquid Chromatography High Performance Liquid Chromatography Diesel Engine Mutagenic Activity Gasoline Engine 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshinari Ohnishi
    • 1
  • Takemi Kinouchi
    • 1
  • Yoshiki Manabe
    • 1
  • Kazumi Wakisaka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Bacteriology, School of MedicineThe University of TokushimaTokushimaJapan

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