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    • DNA damage and repair detected by the comet assay in lymphocytes of African petrol attendants: a pilot study 

      Keretetse, G.S.; Laubscher, P.J.; Du Plessis, J.L.; Pretorius, P.J.; Van der Westhuizen, F.H.; Van Deventer, E.; Van Dyk, E.; Eloff, F.C.; Van Aarde, M.N.; Du Plessis, L.H.; Keretetse, G.S.; Laubscher, P.J.; Du Plessis, J.L.; Pretorius, P.J.; Van der Westhuizen, F.H.; Van Deventer, E.; Van Dyk, E.; Eloff, F.C.; Van Aarde, M.N.; Du Plessis, L.H. (Oxford Univ Press, 2008)
      Petrol attendants are exposed to petrol volatile organic compounds (VOCs) which may have genotoxic and carcinogenic effects. The single-cell gel electrophoresis assay (comet assay) is a method highly sensitive to DNA damage ...