Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

In vitro effect of fenthion on human lymphocytes

  • 23 Accesses

  • 10 Citations

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.


  1. Chen HH, Hsuch TL, Sirianni SR, Huang CC (1981) Induction of SCE and cell cycle delay in cultured mammalian cells treated with 8 organophosphorus pesticides. Mut Res 88: 307–316.

  2. Chen HH, Sirianni SR, Huang CC (1982) SCE and cell cycle delay in chinese hamster V 79 cells treated with 9 organophosphorus compounds, Mut. Res. 103: 307–313

  3. Dulout FN, Pastori MC, Olivero OA, Ganzalizcid M, Loria D, Matos E, Sobel N, de Bujan EC, Albino N (1985) SCE and chromosomal aberrations in population exposed to pesticides. Mut Res 143: 237–244.

  4. Epstein SS, Legator MS (1971) Ed. Mutagenicity of pesticides, concepts and evaluations. MIT Press Cambridge Massachusetts, London.

  5. Morehead PS, Nowell PC, Mellman WJ, Battips DM, Hungetord DA (1960) Chromosome preparations of leukocytes cultured from human peripheral blood Exp Cell Res 20: 613–616.

  6. Nicholas AH, Vienne M, Van Den Berghe H (1978) SCE frequencies in cultured human cell exposed to an organophosphorus insecticide dichlorvos Toxicol Lett 2: 271–275.

  7. Paldy A, Puskas N, Vincze K, Hadhazi M (1987) Cytogenetic studies on rural population exposed to pesticides. Mut Res 187: 127–132.

  8. Perry P, Wolf S (1974) New Giemsa method for the differential staining of sister chromatids Nature. 251: 156–158.

  9. Promchainant C (1975) Cytogenetic effect of bleomycin on human leucocytes in vitro. Mut Res 28: 107–112.

  10. Sobti RC, Krishnan A, Pfaffenberger C A (1982) Cytokinetic and cytogenetic effects of some agricultural chemicals on human lymphoid cells in vitro: organophosphates. Mut Res 102: 89–102.

  11. Stoain V, Raicu P (1975) Morphological characteristics and the native of gaps induced by 4-aminoruracil in chromosomas of Vicia faba. Mut Res 28: 217–220.

  12. Water MD, Simmon VF, Mitchell AD, Jorgenson TA, Valencia R (1980) An over view of short term tests for the mutagenic and carcinogenic potential of pesticides J Env Sci Health 15: 867–906.

Download references

Author information

Correspondence to M. V. Usha Rani.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Usha Rani, M.V., Rao, M.S. In vitro effect of fenthion on human lymphocytes. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 47, 316–320 (1991). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01688658

Download citation


  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Human Lymphocyte
  • Fenthion