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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...

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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