Direct-acting carcinogen search
kn1697 at compaq.net
Wed Mar 1 10:30:30 EST 2000
I was wondering if anyone knows of a relatively common direct-acting
carcinogen for an Ames test that I will be doing as part of an exercise for
my graduate course.
I realize that alkyl and aryl epoxides, lactones, sulfate esters,
nitrosamides, nitrosoureas, and platinum amine chelates all are examples of
direct-acting carcinogens. However, if you know of a specific and
relatively inexpensive and common compound that could be used for this
purpose, it would be much appreciated.
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