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Chapter 4

The Use of Higher Plants in the Comet Assay

The global plant biomass represents over 90% of the total mass of the living biota. The food and feed chain of the biosphere begins with plants, however, the genotoxic effects of chemical pollutants on plant systems have often been overlooked. Plants are exposed to many environmental pollutants that...
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