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Chapter 10

The Comet Assay in Human Biomonitoring

Several versions of the Comet assay are currently in use; the main version also known as the Single-cell gel electrophoresis (SCGE) assay was introduced by Singh et al.1 in 1988. This alkaline version (pH>13), which is capable of detecting DNA damage involving DNA single-strand breaks, alkali-labile...

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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