Genotoxicidad del agua contaminada por plaguicidas en un área de Antioquia

  • Flor Tobón M
  • Luís López G
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Objective. Determining genotoxicity of organic extract from water resources contaminated by the pesticides used in agriculture, pig and poultry production in Monterredondo village (Antioquia), as a diagnosis of its quality to understand its influence on these water sources in San Pedro de Los Milagros (Antioquia). Materials and methods. Comet assay was used to establish osmotic fragility of erythrocytes, cell viability and DNA damage in human lymphocytes by incubating of these cells in three samples of water collected from sources in the village of Monterredondo in the laboratory of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine of the University Antioquia. Results. Data analysis of the comet's assay length of the organic extract from the three collected samples, indicates genotoxicity. This effect is dependent on the concentration of the extract and the sampling site (p

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  • Colombia
  • Comet assay
  • Environmental contamination
  • Genotoxicity
  • Organic extract
  • Water

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  • ISBN: 0122-0268
  • ISSN: 19090544
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-84855947964
  • PUI: 364107962
  • SGR: 84855947964


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