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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schmid, K; Sassen, A; Staudenmaier, R; Kroemer, S; Reichl, FX; Harréus, U; Hagen, R; Kleinsasser, N 
Title:
Mercuric dichloride induces DNA damage in human salivary gland tissue cells and lymphocytes. 
Abstract:
Amalgam is still one of the most frequently used dental filling materials. However, the possible adverse effects especially that of the mercuric component have led to continued controversy. Considering that mercury may be released from amalgam fillings into the oral cavity and also reach the circulating blood after absorption and resorption, it eventually may contribute to tumorigenesis in a variety of target cells. The present investigation focuses on genotoxic effects below a cytotoxic dose le...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Arch Toxicol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
81 
Journal issue:
11 
Pages contribution:
759-67 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0340-5761 
TUM Institution:
Hals-, Nasen-, Ohrenklinik und Poliklinik