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Bernard P. Murray, PhD bpmurray*STUFFER* at socrates.cgl.ucsf.EDU
Wed Apr 21 16:57:30 EST 1999


In article <7fl8s3$tv at net.bio.net>, MARK KEARNS <MAK012 at unl.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
>    Can anyone put me on the track of some suitable links for the above
> subject using sacchromyces cerevisae.
> 
>                       Mark

Saccharomyces does not develop tumours so there are no
suitable links.  You will have more success if you check
for mutagenicity or genotoxicity etc.  The link between
genotoxicity determined in a non-animal system and
eventual animal carcinogenicity is far from absolute.
     Bernard
-- 
Bernard P. Murray, PhD
Dept. Cell. Mol. Pharmacol., UCSF, San Francisco, USA





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