Lead-induced DNA damage in Vicia faba root cells: Potential involvement of oxidative stress
- Publisher: Elsevier
Mutation Research - Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis
Genotoxicity | Biodiversité et Ecologie | Comet assay | DNA breakages | Reactive oxygen species | Génie chimique | Micronucleus test | Heavy metal
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Genotoxic effects of lead (0–20 µM) were investigated in whole-plant roots of Vicia faba L., grown hydroponically under controlled conditions. Lead-induced DNA damage in V. faba roots was evaluated by use of the comet assay, which allowed the detection of DNA strand-bre...