publication . Book . 2006

Biomarkers of carcinogen exposure and early effects.

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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
  • Publisher: The Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine
  • Country: Poland
The purpose of this review is to summarise the current situation regarding the types and uses of biomarkers of exposure and effect for the main classes of food-derived genotoxic carcinogens, and to consider some aspects of the intercomparison between these biomarkers. The biomarkers of exposure and early effects of carcinogens that have been most extensively developed are those for genotoxic agents and for compounds that generate hydroxyl radicals and other reactive radical species, and it is on these that this review is mostly concentrated.
free text keywords: carcinogenesis, cancer, food, exposure, biomarkers
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