Controls of Gene Expression in Chemical Carcinogenesis: Role of Cytochrome P450 Mediated Mono-Oxygenases

  • M. C. Lechner
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 91)


After the first report by Sir Percivall Pott (1) in 1775, showing that scrotal cancer among chimney sweeps was due to occupational exposure to soot, many evidences have been accumulating in support of a major role played by the environment in the incidence of human cancers.


Endoplasmic Reticulum Membrane Carcinogenic Process Chemical Carcinogenesis Amino Acid Incorporation Active mRNA 
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  • M. C. Lechner
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  1. 1.Laboratório de BioquimicaInstituto Gulbenkian de CiênciaOeirasPortugal

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