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Main Title Chromosomal Changes in the Chinese Hamster Following Skin Exposure to Tritiated Luminous Compounds.
Author Colvi, M. C. ; Evert, J. M. ;
CORP Author Eastern Environmental Radiation Lab., Montgomery, Ala.
Year Published 1967
Stock Number PB-218 007
Additional Subjects ( Tritium ; Chromosome abnormalities) ; Health physics ; Genetics ; Tritium compounds ; Radioactive isotopes ; Skin ; Absorption(Biology) ; Hamsters ; Experimental data ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-218 007 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 13p
The present study has investigated the possibility of chromosomal damage following skin absorption of tritium from luminous compounds in the Chinese hamster. The following conclusions were reached: Tritium was absorbed through the skin of Chinese hamsters as indicated by the appearance of significant amounts of tritium in the urine of the test animals. Chromosomal aberrations were produced at 7 and 30 days to both lung and kidney tissues. The type of aberrations most often found demonstrated that more damage occurred during the G2 phase of the cell cycle.