This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.
Buy single article
Instant access to the full article PDF.
Price includes VAT for USA
Subscribe to journal
Immediate online access to all issues from 2019. Subscription will auto renew annually.
This is the net price. Taxes to be calculated in checkout.
Ames BN, Durston WE, Yamasaki E, Lee FD (1973) Carcinogens are mutagens: A simple test system combining liver homogenate for activation and bacteria for detection. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 70:2281–2285.
Ames BN, McCann J, Yamasaki E (1975) Methods for detecting carcinogens and mutagens with the Salmonel1 a/mammalian-microsome mutagenicity test. Mut Res 31:347–364.
Eichhorn GL (1975) Active sites of biological macromolecules and their interaction with heavy metals.In Mclntyre AD and Mills CF (eds.) Ecological Toxicology Research: Effects of Heavy Metal and Organohalogen Compounds. Plenum Press. New York. p. 123–142.
Eisler R, Hennekey RJ (1977) Acute toxicity of Cd2+ Cr2+, Hg2+, Ni2+ and Zn2+ to estuarine macrofauna. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 7:315–323.
Fassett DW (1980) Cadmium.In Waldron HA (ed.) Metals in the Environment. Academic Press. New York. p. 61–110.
Gadd GM, Griffiths AJ (1978) Microorganisms and heavy metal toxicity. Microb Ecol 4:303–317.
Green MHL, Muriel WJ, Bridges BA (1976) Use of a simplified fluctuation test to detect low level of mutagens. Mut Res 38:33–42.
Ichikura T, Doyama Y, Maeda M (1970) On the effects of various heavy metals on growth and yield of rice and onion. Bull Osaka Agric Res Cent 7:33–41.
Lin JK, Wu SS, Chen JT (1986) Mutagenicities of nitrosated carboline derivatives. Proc Natl Sci Counc B ROC 10:280–286.
Maron DM, Ames BN (1983) Revised methods for Salmonella mutagenicity test. Mut Res 113:173–215.
McCann J, Choi E, Yamasaki E, Ames BN (1975) Detection of carcinogens as mutagens in Samonella/microsome test: Assay of 300 chemicals. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 72:5135–5139.
Nishioka H (1975) Mutagenic activities of metal compounds in bacteria. Mut Res 31:185–198.
Vogel HJ, Bonner DM (1956) Acetylornithinase ofEscherichia coli: Partial purification and some properties. J Biol Chem 218:97–106.
Waters MD, Nesnow S, Simmon VF, Mitchell AD, Jorgenson TA, Valencia R. (1981) Pesticides: Mutagenic and carcinogenic potential.In Bandai SK, Marco GJ, Goldberg L, Leng ML (eds.) The Pesticide Chemist and Modern Toxicology. American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C. p. 89–113.
About this article
Cite this article
Wong, P.K. Mutagenicity of heavy metals. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 40, 597–603 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01688386
- Heavy Metal
- Waste Water
- Water Management
- Water Pollution