Phagocyte-induced mutation in Chinese hamster ovary cells

Sigmund A. Weitzman*, Thomas P. Stossel

*Corresponding author for this work

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Human phagocytic cells elaborate toxic oxygen metabolites which can cause mutations in bacteria and sister chromatid exchanges in cultured mammalian cells. In the present study we demonstrate that human phagocytes can induce mutations in Chinese hamster ovary cells.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-341
Number of pages5
JournalCancer Letters
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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