Testing Human lipoproteins for Mutagenic Activity in the Salmonella/Microsome Assay
In ancient Rome mean human lifespan was about 22 years whereas nowadays in USA it is about 74 years. Although this dramatic difference actually reflects a substantial improvement in general health care measures it also brought about a huge and increasing concern on the so-called “diseases of aging”, namely cardiovascular diseases and cancer as these two conditions represent the leading causes of death and disability in developed countries as well as the major challenges facing medical research.
KeywordsCholesterol Obesity Agar DMSO Pyrene
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 7.K.G. TAYLOR, T.J. CARTER, A.J. VALENTE, A.D. WRIGHT, J.H. SMITH and K.A. MATHEWS. “Sex differences in the relationships between obesity, alcohol consumption and cigarett/smoking and serum lipid and apolipoprotein concentrations in a normal population”. Atherosclerosis, 38: 11, 1981.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
- 9.P. KQTIN, H.L. FALK and BUSSER. “Distribution, retention and elimination of 1 4C-3, 4-benzpyrene after administration to mice and rats”. J. Natl. Cancer.Inst. 23:541, 1959.Google Scholar