Environmental And Occupational Mutagens

Verica Garaj-Vrhovac, Ph. D.

Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
Post-graduation Study of Natural Sciences – Biology

Short description:

Mutations. Induced mutation in man. Types of mutagens. Physical mutagens. Ionizing radiation. Non.ionizing radiation. Chemical mutagens – types and effects. Mechanisms of action physical and chemical mutagens. Cytogenetic techniques for the detection of genome damage induced by physical and chemical mutagens. Epidemiological investigations of mutagenic effects in human population. Principles and methods of mutagenic testing of chemical compounds.

References:

Carcinogenesis (Ed. Boranić M). Medicinska naklada, Zagreb. 2000.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine (Eds. Šarić M, Žuškin E). Medicinska naklada, Zagreb. 2002.