This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2016. Therefore this version remains current.
This International Standard specifies a procedure which can be used to determine the genotoxicity1) of water and
waste water using the umu-test.
This assay is based on the detection of genotoxicity of a test sample which increases the expression of the SOSrepair
system2) associated with the umuC-gene3).
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2000-03
Edition : 1Number of pages : 18
Technical Committee:Biological methods
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