Methylation of Cellular DNA by the Carcinogen N-Methyl-N-Nitrosourea and Removal of Methylpurines — Comparisons of Escherichia coli, Mouse and Human Cells

  • Philip D. Lawley
Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 40)


The spectrum of methylation products in DNA depends on the reactivity of the methylating agent and has a marked influence on the biological effects.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip D. Lawley
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  1. 1.Pollards Wood Research StationInstitute of Cancer ResearchBucksUK

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