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Chapter 3

Microplate-Based Comet Assay

The Comet assay, also known as the single-cell gel electrophoresis or SCGE assay, is a molecular genetic assay that can quantitatively measure the level of genomic DNA damage induced in individual nuclei of cells.1,2 The Comet assay was first introduced by Östling and Johanson in 1984 as a microelec...
Print publication date: 27 Aug 2009
Copyright year: 2009
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-199-2
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-974-6
From the book series:
Issues in Toxicology