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  • Effects of pesticides on occupationally exposed humans 

    Piperakis, S. M.; Kontogianni, K.; Piperakis, M. M.; Marcos, R.; Tsilimigaki, S. (2006)
    Pesticides are known to contain numerous genotoxic compounds; however, genotoxicity biomonitoring studies of workers occupationally exposed to pesticides have produced variable results. In this study, we employed the Comet ...
  • Evaluation of toxicity and genotoxic effects of spinosad and deltamethrin in Drosophila melanogaster and Bactrocera oleae 

    Akmoutsou, P.; Mademtzoglou, D.; Nakou, I.; Onoufriadis, A.; Papadopoulou, X.; Kounatidis, I.; Frantzios, G.; Papadakis, G.; Vasiliadis, K.; Papadopoulos, N. T.; Mavragani-Tsipidou, P. (2011)
    BACKGROUND: The insecticides spinosad and deltamethrin are being increasingly used in pest management programmes. In order to assess further their toxic effects to target and non-target insect species, an evaluation was ...
  • Investigation of the Genotoxic Effect of Pesticides on Greenhouse Workers' Lymphocytes 

    Piperakis, S. M.; Kontogianni, K.; Karanastasi, G.; Iakovidou-Kritsi, Z.; Cebulska-Wasilewska, A.; Piperakis, M. M. (2009)
    In the present study, the genotoxic effects of commonly applied pesticides were evaluated using the alkaline comet assay (pH > 13). The amount of DNA damage (% DNA in tail) in peripheral lymphocytes of 49 male agricultural ...