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Título: XRCC3 THR241MET polymorphism influence on nuclear buds frequency in exposed to formaldehyde
Autor: Ladeira, Carina
Gomes, M. G.
Brito, Miguel
Palavras-chave: Anatomia patológica
Meio laboratorial
Saúde ocupacional
Data: Set-2011
Citação: Ladeira C, Gomes MG, Brito M. XRCC3 THR241MET polymorphism influence on nuclear buds frequency in exposed to formaldehyde. In The European Environmental Mutagens Society, Oslo (Norway), 15th to 18th September 2011. Poster.
Resumo: Formaldehyde (FA), also known as formalin, formal and methyl aldehydes, is a colorless, flammable, strong-smelling gas. It has an important application in embalming tissues and that result in exposures for workers in the pathology anatomy laboratories and mortuaries. Occupational exposure to FA has been shown to induce nasopharyngeal cancer and has been classified as carcinogenic to humans (group 1) on the basis of sufficient evidence in humans and sufficient evidence in experimental animals. Manifold in vitro studies clearly indicated that FA is genotoxic. FA induced various genotoxic effects in proliferating cultured mammalian cells. The cytokinesis-block micronucleus (CBMN) assay was originally developped as an ideal system form easuring micronucleus (MN), however it can also be used to measure nucleoplasmic bridges (NBP) and nuclear buds (NBUD). Over the past decade another unique mechanism of micronucleus formation, known as nuclear budding has emerged. NBUDS is considered as a marker of gene amplification and/or altered gene dosage because the nuclear budding process is the mechanism by which cells removed amplified and/excess DNA.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/457
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