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Comparison of the Mutagenic Activity in Carbon Particulate Matter and in Diesel and Gasoline Engine Exhaust

  • Göran Löfroth
Part of the Environmental Science Research book series (ESRH, volume 22)

Abstract

Airborne carbon particulate matter is a variable and complex mixture of components, including a variety of organic compounds. Its origin in urbanized and industrialized areas is primarily through various combustion processes. Motor vehicles are often viewed as a major source.

Keywords

Mutagenic Activity Diesel Exhaust Nitro Compound Airborne Particulate Matter Mutagenic Response 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Göran Löfroth
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  1. 1.Radiobiology DepartmentUniversity of StockholmStockholmSweden

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