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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).


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2000-03
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 18
  • :
    ISO/TC 147/SC 5
    Biological methods
  • 13.060.70
    Examination of biological properties of water

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