Lymphocyte chromosomes from 20 heavy smokers were analyzed from 48-h whole blood cultures for the frequency of dicentric chromosomes, ring chromosomes, and chromatid translocations. Compared to controls, these exchange type aberrations occurred more frequently in the smokers.
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Obe, G., Herha, J. Chromosomal aberrations in heavy smokers. Hum Genet 41, 259–263 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00284759
- Internal Medicine
- Metabolic Disease
- Blood Culture
- Chromosomal Aberration
- Heavy Smoker