Tuesday, July 30, 2002

The Ames test, toxicity and you

Derek Lowe is always terrific, but now he has a couple of posts on the Ames test too.

As DL puts it, the Ames test is used "as a measure of carcinogenicity and other Bad Things". He goes on to discuss details and the interpretation of the results, and the unnatural distinction some would have us make between "natural" and "unnatural" compounds.

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