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This sensible reference examines the constitution and houses of the ambience, together with listings of compounds in clouds, fog, rain, snow, and ice; a list of compounds detected within the stratosphere; and a compendium of compounds in indoor air. An creation to carcinogenicity and bioassay of atmospheric compounds is usually awarded. Readers will locate the wide cross-referencing in particular useful--compounds will be positioned via chemical sort, identify, CAS registry quantity, or resource.

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At the time of the writing of this book, two Gene-Tox articles had not been published. The authors felt that these two articles, which described the results of Salmonella bacterial mutagenicity and whole animal carcinogenicity, were of such general importance that they requested advance copies of the information. This information was supplied; however, the reader must be aware that some updating of this information may occur before these two articles are published. In addition, another article which describes the testing of 250 compounds using the Salmonella preincubation assay was included.

One of the earliest demonstrations of this phenomena was by Ames et a l . Among 300 chemicals previously tested for carcinogenicity in whole animal studies, a simple bacterial assay showed that 90% of the known carcinogens are also mutagenic. Although this type of approach using bacteria, mammalian cells, or other short term assays does not detect all classes of carcinogens, toxicologists have continued to find a high degree of correlation between the results of short-term bioassays and whole animal carcinogen bioassays.

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