Journal Top Ten -- Columns-Asbestos -- December 2003




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photo-1Article: "Crocidolite Asbestos Causes an Induction of p53 and Apoptosis in Cultured A-549 Lung Carcinoma Cells"

Summary: By studying the response of the p53 protein when exposed to crocidolite asbestos in A-549 lungs, the authors of the study found support for their hypothesis that increased apoptotic, or natural cell death, activity, induced by crocidolite asbestos, is actually mediated by the p53 protein.

Journal: Apoptosis 1998;3(3):203-12

Authors: P. Paakko, M. Ramet, K. Vahakangas, N. Korpela, Y. Soini, S. Turunen, M. Jaworska, A. Gillissen

Web Site: http://www.kluweronline.com/ issn/1360-8185/contents

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Article: "Implementation of a Molecular Epidemiology …






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