1. Bull. ARN, 2002, p. 55-69., ISSN.1146-6200

    An eukariotic model based on the p53 tumour suppressor gene to estimate the mutagenic effect of tobacco smoke gazeous phase

    DEGUIN-CHAMBON V.; REISDORF P.; MAY E.
    CEA, CNRS - Lab. de Cancérogenèse Moléculaire, UMR 217 - DRR, DSV, CEA, FAR, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
    The tumour suppressor gene p53 encodes a protein whose major function is to protect the organism from the proliferation of potentially tumorigenic cells. Seventy per cent of the lung cancers display a mutation in the p53 gene. Statistical studies...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, Bucharest, 2003, AP 16

    The tobacco genome initiative

    OPPERMAN C.H.; LOMMEL S.A.; SOSINSKI B.R.; LAKEY N.; GADANI F.
    North Carolina State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Raleigh, NC; Orion Genomics, LLC, MO - Philip Morris USA, Richmond, VA, USA
    Cultivated tobacco, Nicotiana tabacum , is member of the Solanaceae family, which also includes eggplant, pepper, petunia, potato and tomato. N. tabacum is an amphiploid species (2n=48) resulting from an interspecific cross between N. sylvestris...