Chemical Carcinogenesis: Models and Mechanisms by Harry V. Gelboin, Frank J. Gonzalez, Sang S. Park, Junji

By Harry V. Gelboin, Frank J. Gonzalez, Sang S. Park, Junji Sagara, Narayana Battula (auth.), Francesco Feo, Paolo Pani, Amedeo Columbano, Renato Garcea (eds.)

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The proportion of BaP bound to DNA through (+)-anti-BaPDE also changes with time in cells in culture. Baird and Diamond 16 observed that the proporTable 1. MS1 M1 MS2 M2 MS3 Identification of BaP-DNA Adducts Formed in Cell Cultures Unidentified BaP-metabolite-adduct; not (-)-anti-BaPDE-dG (-)-Syn-BaPDE-dG (+)-Anti-BaPDE-dG (+)-Syn-BaPDE-dG Syn-BaPDE-adduct breakdown product (7,9,10/8-tetraol) The BaP-deoxyribonucleoside adduct profiles and the methods used for their analysis are described in Fig.

However, mild acid hydrolysis of this peak from cells demonstrated that the [14C] and [3H] did not coelute: thus adduct MS1 in cells was not formed from (-)-anti-BaPDE 10. Similar conclusions were reached using a different acid hydrolysis procedure which resulted in removal of both the deoxyribose and the guanine to give a BaPDE-tetraol 10 . Based upon these studies the BaP-DNA adduct peaks present in rat embryo cells were identified as shown in Table 1. The relationship of BaP metabolism to BaP-DNA binding was examined in cell cultures from a number of species.

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