Microsomal 4-Vinylcyclohexene Mono-oxygenase and Mutagenic Activity of Metabolic Intermediates

  • P. G. Gervasi
  • A. Abbondandolo
  • L. Citti
  • G. Turchi
Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)


Recently many olefins [1] used in plastic industries have been demonstrated as mutagenic and carcinogenic through the formation of epoxides by cytochrome P-450-dependent microsomal mono-oxygenase.


Liver Microsome Metabolic Intermediate Styrene Oxide Microsomal Epoxide Hydrolase Mouse Liver Microsome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. G. Gervasi
  • A. Abbondandolo
  • L. Citti
  • G. Turchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Mutagenesi e DifferenziamentoC.N.R.PisaItaly

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