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an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image

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The concentrations studied were not mutagenic on the in vivo onion root-tip cells as witnessed by the fact that despite the large number of cells assessed there were no visible chromosome aberrations in either the treated or negative control cells.
In the present study, we have investigated the clastogenic effects of agricultural and home made waste contaminants of the Alahad municipality on the formation of micronucleus and chromosome aberrations on Allium cepa root tip.
Rank J and M Nielsen Genetoxicity Testing of Wastewater Sludge using the Allium cepa Anaphase-telophase chromosome Aberration Assay.
2003, "The method of Allium anaphase-telophase chromosome aberration assay," Ekologia, 38-42.
Results: Chromosomal abnormalities, including novel chromosome aberrations were detected in 54.
A comparison of 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine, chromosome aberrations and micronucleus techniques for the assessment of the genotoxicity of mercury compounds in human blood lymphocytes.
Spontaneous sister chromatid exchange and chromosome aberration frequency in humans: the familial effect.
Others range from pathology and hematology (quantitative genetic scoring of tissue sections from solid tumors or from bone marrow preparations; virtual slide imaging; rare tumor cell detection) to toxicology (DNA damage assessment using the micronucleus test or Comet assay; chromosome aberration testing and automatic scoring of dicentric chromosomes) and even to forensic science (automatic sperm detection in material from crime scenes).
Chromosome aberration type (mean [+ or -] SE) (a) Genotype (n) Aberrant cells XPD-312 Asp/Asp (27) 09.
BioReliance Laboratories of Rockville, Maryland conducted multiple in vitro chromosome aberration screening assays of various concentrations of Zeatin, the first one in Chinese hamster ovary cells and the most recent one in human peripheral blood lymphocytes.
Cytogenetic biomonitoring of an Italian population exposed to pesticides: chromosome aberration end aister-chromatid exchange analysis in peripheral blood lymphocytes.
In an in vitro chromosome aberration assay, when Chinese hamster ovary cells were treated with high concentrations (450-550 micromol) of finasteride, there was a slight increase in chromosome aberrations.
Imiquimod was without effect in a series of eight different mutagenicity assays including Ames, mouse lymphoma, CHO chromosome aberration, human lymphocyte chromosome aberration, SHE cell transformation, rat and hamster bone marrow cytogenetics, and mouse dominant lethal test.
Although urinary 2,4-D levels were not correlated with chromosome aberration frequency, chromosome aberration frequencies were correlated with the total volume of herbicides applied, including products other than 2,4-D.
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