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Commentary: critical questions, misconceptions and a road map for improving the use of the lymphocyte cytokinesis-block micronucleus assay for in vivo biomonitoring of human exposure to genotoxic chemicals-a HUMN project perspective
Kirsch-Volders, M., S. Bonassi, S. Knasmueller et al.
Mutat Res Rev Mutat Res

Press Release: IMSTAR to sponsor and present at the Lymphocyte micronucleus and buccal micronucleus cytome assays for Human and Environmental Monitoring, HUMN and HUMNxl Workshop
November 4th, 2013

The HUman MicroNucleus project on eXfoLiated buccal cells (HUMNXL): The role of life-style, host factors, occupational exposures, health status, and assay protocol
Bonassi, S., E. Coskun, M. Ceppi et al.
Reviews in Mutation Research. 2011.

The HUMN and HUMNxL international collaboration projects on human micronucleus assays in lymphocytes and buccal cells—past, present and future
Fenech, M., N. Holland, E. Zeiger et al.
Mutagenesis. 2011.

Micronuclei in neonates and children: effects of environmental, genetic, demographic and disease variables
Holland, N., A. Fucic, D. Merlo et al.
Mutagenesis. 2011.

Use of nasal cells in micronucleus assays and other genotoxicity studies
Knasmueller, S., N. Holland, G. Wultsch et al.
Mutagenesis. 2011.

State of the art survey of the buccal micronucleus assay—a first stage in the HUMNXL project initiative
Bonassi, S., B. Biasotti, M. Kirsch-Volders et al.
Mutagenesis. 2009.

Report on the buccal micronucleus assay workshop organized by the International Human Micronucleus (HUMN) project—Antalya, Turkey 2007
Fenech, M., N. Holland, S. Knasmueller et al.
Mutagenesis. 2009.

Buccal micronucleus cytome assay
Thomas, P., N. Holland, C. Bolognesi et al.
Nature Protocols. 2009.

The micronucleus assay in human buccal cells as a tool for biomonitoring DNA damage: The HUMN project perspective on current status and knowledge gaps
Holland, N., C. Bolognesi, M. Kirsh-Volders et al.
Reviews in Mutation Research. 2008.

An increased micronucleus frequency in peripheral blood lymphocytes predicts the risk of cancer in humans
Bonassi, S., A. Znaor, M. Ceppi et al.
Carcinogenesis. 2007.

Harmonisation of the micronucleus assay in human buccal cells—a Human Micronucleus (HUMN) project (www.humn.org) initiative commencing in 2007
Fenech, M., C. Bolognesi, M. Kirsch-Volders et al.
Mutagenesis. 2006.

The Effects of GSTM1 and GSTT1 Polymorphisms on Micronucleus Frequencies in Human Lymphocytes In vivo
Kirsch-Volders, M., R. Mateuca, M. Roelants et al.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 2005.

Effect of smoking habit on the frequency of micronuclei in human lymphocytes: results from the Human MicroNucleus project
Bonassi, S., M. Neri, C. Lando et al.
Reviews in Mutation Research. 2003.

Intra- and inter-laboratory variation in the scoring of micronuclei and nucleoplasmic bridges in binucleated human lymphocytes Results of an international slide-scoring exercise by the HUMN project
Fenech, M., S. Bonassi, J. Turner et al.
Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis. 2003.

HUMN project: detailed description of the scoring criteria for the cytokinesis-block micronucleus assay using isolated human lymphocyte cultures
Fenech, M., W. Chang, M. Kirsch-Volders et al.
Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis. 2003.

HUman MicroNucleus Project: International Database Comparison for Results With the Cytokinesis-Block Micronucleus Assay in Human Lymphocytes: I. Effect of Laboratory Protocol, Scoring Criteria, and Host Factors on the Frequency of Micronuclei
Bonassi, S., M. Fenech, C. Lando et al.
Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis. 2001.

The HUman MicroNucleus Project—An international collaborative study on the use of the micronucleus technique for measuring DNA damage in humans
Fenech, M., N. Holland, W. Chang et al.
Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis. 1999.
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

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