In Vitro Analysis of Mammalian Cells Exposed In Vitro and In Vivo to Airborne Agents

  • R. R. Guerrero
  • D. E. Rounds
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 25)

Abstract

Airborne genotoxic agents consitute a major environmental hazard. A reflection of this hazard is the fact that lung cancer constitutes the greatest cause of cancer deaths in men and, disturbingly, is rapidly increasing in women as well (1). Genotoxic airborne agents such as gaseous and particulate agents from industrial wastes, automobile exhaust, cigarette smoke and many mining and manufacturing processes (2,3) constitute the most important sources of exposure.

Keywords

Vortex Ozone Rubber Respiration Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. R. Guerrero
    • 1
  • D. E. Rounds
    • 1
  1. 1.Pasadena Foundation for Medical ResearchPasadenaUSA

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