Publisher description for The Role of cyclic nucleic acid adducts in carcinogenesis and mutagenesis : proceedings of a meeting organized by the IARC and co-sponsored by the US National Cancer Institute, and the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory at the University of California, held in Lyon, 17-19 September 1984 / editors, B. Singer, H. Bartsch.

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The chemicals discussed here include possible or identified human carcinogens, chemotherapeutic agents, and a number of mutagenic substances for which human exposure is known to occur. More than 40 presentations cover occurrence, epidemiology, and carcinogenic affects; chemistry and formation
of cyclic and other adducts; metabolism; biological effects; mechanistic approaches; and sensitive methods for detection of nucleic acid adducts. For oncologists, specialists in occupational health, and biochemists.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Carcinogenesis -- Congresses.
Mutagenesis -- Congresses.
Nucleic acids -- Carcinogenicity -- Congresses.
Ring formation (Chemistry) -- Congresses.