Short-term test systems for detecting carcinogens

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Statementedited by K.H. Norpoth and R.C. Garner.
ContributionsNorpoth, K. H., 1930-, Garner, R. C., 1944-, International Symposium on Short-term Mutagenicity Test Symtems for Detecting Carcinogens (1979? : Dortmund, Germany)
LC ClassificationsRC268.65 .S56
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Paginationx, 417 p. :
Number of Pages417
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Open LibraryOL4096514M
ISBN 10038709203X
LC Control Number80010716

January Toxicological Principles for the Safety Assessment of Food Ingredients Redbook Chapter IV.C Carcinogenicity Studies with Rodents.   Purchase IFH, Longstaff E, Ashby J, Styles JA, Anderson D, Lefevre PA, et al. An evaluation of 6 short-term tests for detecting organic chemical carcinogens. Br J Cancer Rabbow E, Rettberg P, Baumstark-Khan C, Horneck G. The SOS-LUX-LAC-FLUORO-Toxicity-test on the International Space Station (ISS). Adv Space Res 3):! short term test for detection of carcinogens. The Ty1 test is based on transposition of a genetically engineered oncogene-like transpos n (Ty1). Results obtained till now show that carcinogens (laboratory and environmental) induce the transposition of the oncogene-like transposon. The Ty1 test is very sensitive and is positive with carcinogens. of short-term test results, agencies will not initi-ate regulatory action to reduce exposures, al-though such test results might be the basis for re-quiring further animal testing. SARs are used mostly when no other data are available, for ex-ample, to identify new chemicals for which fur-ther testing is warranted prior to large-scale man-ufacture.

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Introduction. Over the last century, synthetic chemicals have become a key material basis of industrialized societies. In , > 34 million metric tons of chemicals were produced in, or imported into, the United States every day, and global chemical production is projected to double over the next 25 years (Wilson and Schwarzman ).Hundreds of chemicals are routinely Cited by: of the importance of metabolism of carcinogens to active agents suggested a close relationship between mutagens and carcinogens, and is the basis of many short-term tests (particularly the Ames bacterial test) being used as indicator of chemicals that may also be carcinogenic. Substances active in such tests are termed 'genotoxic'.File Size: 95KB. A book on the toxicology TEST SYSTEMS Descriptions of the use of biochemical assays in epidemio The predictive uses of short-term in vitro assays and com parative evaluations with rodent in vivo assays were reviewed by Tennant et a!60'61 Schaeffer and Janardan62 developed a. A book covering basics of toxicology was written for the general public, "The Dose Makes the Poison: A Plain-Language Guide to Toxicology."44 TEST SYSTEMS A number of references were published reviewing test meth ods and evaluation procedures for short-term mutagenicity and carcinogenicity testing"48 Ishidate49 presented a compi.

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Proceedings of the International Symposium on Short-term Mutagenicity Test Systems for Detecting Carcinogens, held in Dortmund, Germany, Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Opening.- Section I Significance and Validity of Short-Term Tests for Detecting Carcinogens - General onsiderations Get this from a library.

Short-Term Test Systems for Detecting Carcinogens. [K H Norpoth; R C Garner] -- The varying cancer incidence from country to country and region to region suggests that en vironmental factors play a considerable role in the aetiology of cancer. Whether these factors in the.

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Carcinogens are mutagens: a simple test system combining liver homogenates for activation and bacteria for detection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Aug; 70 (8)– [PMC free article] Ames BN, Mccann J, Yamasaki E.

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An evaluation of 6 short-term tests for detecting organic chemical carcinogens. Purchase IF, Longstaff E, Ashby J, Styles JA, Anderson D, Lefevre PA, Westwood FR. A number of tests have been described which are thought to be capable of identifying carcinogens without using the actual induction of cancer as an by:   R.

Wickramasinghe, “Short-term test-systems for detecting carcinogens. Report of an international symposium in Dortmund”, International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health 44(b) Author: Rohan Harindra Wickramasinghe. @article{osti_, title = {(Short-term assays for detecting environmental mutagens, carcinogens, and teratogens)}, author = {Woychik, R P}, abstractNote = {The traveler attended the Second Southeast Asian Workshop on Short-Term Assays for detecting Environmental Mutagens, Carcinogens, and Teratogens and presented a lecture on his work with transgenic mice.

Mutatmn Research, () Elsevier The optimal design of batteries of short-term tests for detecting carcinogens John E. Heinze and Neil K. Poulsen Armour-Dial, inc., Armour Research Center, N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ (U.S.A.) (Received 19 August ) (Revision received 22 November ) (Accepted 10 January ) Cited by: The role of short-term testing in carcinogen detection.

Author links open J. Ashby, J.A. Styles, D. Anderson, P.A. Lefevre and F.R. Westwood: Evaluation of six short term tests for detecting organic chemical carcinogens and recommendations for their use. W.E. Durston, E. Yamasaki, F.D.

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INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME ON CHEMICAL SAFETY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CRITERIA 51 GUIDE TO SHORT-TERM TESTS FOR DETECTING MUTAGENIC AND CARCINOGENIC CHEMICALS Prepared for the IPCS by the International Commission for Protection Against Environmental Mutagens and Carcinogens This report contains the.

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Review of short-term screening tests for mutagens, toxigens, and carcinogens Technical Report Carney, H. ; Hass, B. In order to test the thousands of man-made chemicals in the environment for carcinogenic and genetic hazards, a multitude of short-term screening tests has been developed to complement long-term mammalian bioassays and.

Failure of the standard battery of short-term tests in detecting some rodent and human genotoxic carcinogens Article Literature Review in Toxicology () April with 18 Reads. The following references should be consulted for ad- ditional background information on this test guideline (1) Ames, B N, McCann, J, and Yamasaki, E Methods for Detecting Carcinogens and Mutagens With the Salmonella/Mammalian-Microsome Mutagenicity Test Mutation Resea () (2) Maron, D M and Ames, B N Revised Methods for the.

She argued that short-term tests are valid experimental predictors of chemical carcin' genesis for four reasons: (~) although no test detects care inogens, most carcinogens are detected in a relatively few mutagenicity tests; (2) although some carcinogens are not detected in any test, a combination of tests increases the proportion of.

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de Serres. The recent evaluation of 6 short-term tests for detecting organic chemical carcinogens by Purchase et al 64 using organic chemicals, 58 of which are known human or animal carcinogens, disclosed a 93% of accurate predictions employing the Ames test 61 (S.

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Thus, tech- niques should be developed to identify and quantify the presence of carcinogen-DNA adducts and to detect alterations in DNA. Chapter Drosophila as An assay System for Detecting Genetic Changes Chapter Eye Pigmentation Changes in Drosophila Melanogaster as a Sensitive Test for Mutagenicity Chapter Metabolic Activation Systems in Short-Term In Vitro Tests Chapter The Intraperitoneal Host-Mediated assay Chapter Format: Ebook.

In more than thirty years of intensive research and development in the field of bacterial mutagenicity testing, a wide range of strains with various genetic endpoints has become available for routine studies.

Selective genetic systems of great simplicity and handiness have been developed which assay for gene mutations, such as reversions from auxotrophy and Cited by: J McCann, E Choi, E Yamasaki, BN Ames. Detection of carcinogens as mutagens in the Salmonella/microsome test: Assay of chemicals.

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The basic scheme comprises one long-term (life span) rodent carcinogenicity study plus one other long or short-term study, which provides additional information that is not readily available from the first long-term study.

There are several reasons for choosing a short- or medium-term test system as supplement to the 2-year bioassay.

Matsushima T, Sugimura T, Nagao M, Yahagi T, Shirai A, Sawamura M () Factors modulating mutagenicity microbial tests. In: Norpoth KH, Garner RC (eds) Short-term test systems for detecting carcinogens. Springer, Berlin, pp – CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 1.Buy Short-Term Tests for Chemical Carcinogens (Topics in Environmental Physiology and Medicine) Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.

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