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Glyphosate (Round-Up)

Published: 2018
SYNOPSIS

Roundup, glyphosate and glyphosate metabolites damage DNA in human blood cells, and Roundup has the strongest effects.

TITLE

The mechanism of DNA damage induced by Roundup 360 PLUS, glyphosate and AMPA in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells—genotoxic risk assessement [sic]

Citation

Wozniak E, Sicinska P, Michalowicz J, et al. The mechanism of DNA damage induced by Roundup 360 PLUS, glyphosate and AMPA in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells—genotoxic risk assessement [sic]. Food and Chemical Toxicology. 2018;120:510-522.

 

Summary

A study assessing the effects of Roundup, glyphosate and a glyphosate metabolite found that all three damaged DNA in human blood cells, with Roundup having the strongest effects, even at very low concentrations.

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