9. Chromosomal Aberrations in Human Populations and Cancer

  1. Prof. Dr. Günter Obe4,5,
  2. Dr. Burkhard Jandrig6,
  3. Prof. Dr. Gary E. Marchant7,
  4. Dipl. Päd. Holger Schütz8 and
  5. Prof. Dr. Peter M. Wiedemann9
  1. Prof. Dr. Günter Obe4,5,
  2. David C. Lloyd1 and
  3. Marco Durante2,3

Published Online: 27 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527634613.ch9

Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends

Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends

How to Cite

Obe, G., Lloyd, D. C. and Durante, M. (2011) Chromosomal Aberrations in Human Populations and Cancer, in Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends (eds G. Obe, B. Jandrig, G. E. Marchant, H. Schütz and P. M. Wiedemann), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527634613.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Ret. from University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

  2. 5

    Gershwinstrasse 33, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  3. 6

    Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Robert-Rössle-Str. 10, 13125 Berlin, Germany

  4. 7

    Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, P.O. Box 877906, Tempe, AZ 85287-796, USA

  5. 8

    Research Center Jülich, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-8), 52425 Jülich, Germany

  6. 9

    Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), TAB – Büro für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung beim Deutschen Bundestag, Neue Schönhauser Straße 10, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot OX11 0RQ, UK

  2. 2

    GSI Helmholzzentrum für, Schwerionenforschung, Biophysics Department, Planckstrasse 1, 64291 Darmstadt, Germany

  3. 3

    Technical University of Darmstadt, Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Hochschulstraße 3, 46289 Darmstadt, Germany

  4. 4

    Ret. from University Duisburg-Essen, Germany

  5. 5

    Gershwinstrasse 33, 14513 Teltow, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527327539

Online ISBN: 9783527634613

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Keywords:

  • acentrics;
  • chromosomal aberrations;
  • chromatid breaks;
  • chromatid exchanges;
  • G0/G1 phase;
  • spontaneous frequency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Chromosomal Aberrations and Their Spontaneous Frequencies in Human Peripheral Lymphocytes

  • Micronuclei

  • Sister Chromatid Exchanges

  • Age Dependency of CA, MN, and SCE

  • Origin of CA in HPL

  • Ionizing Radiation and Chromosomal Aberrations

  • CA and Cancer in Human Populations

  • References