Investigations on cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of laser printer emissions in human epithelial A549 lung cells using an air/liquid exposure system

November 8, 2011

November 8, 2011 (doi: 10.1002/em.20695)

Tang, T., Gminski, R., Könczöl, M., Modest, C., Armbruster, B. and Mersch-Sundermann, V. (2011)

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Freiburg University Medical Center

Institut für Umweltmedizin und Krankenhaushygiene
, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Email: Volker Mersch-Sundermann (


The cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of the emission from laser printers were investigated. Cytotoxicity was determined by the WST-1 assay and genotoxicity by the micronucleus test in human A549 lung cells.

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