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Chapter 8

Clinical Applications of the Comet Assay

The Single Cell Gel Electrophoresis (SCGE) or Comet assay is a very sensitive method for measuring DNA-strand breaks in individual cells. It is widely used among others in environmental toxicology, radiation toxicology and cancer research to assess DNA damage and repair. This technique was developed...
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