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  1. Content type: Research article

    The nicotinic α5 receptor subunit, encoded by CHRNA5, harbors multiple functional single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that affect mRNA expression and alter the encoded protein. These polymorphisms are most not...

    Authors: Jessica E. Ramsay, C. Harker Rhodes, Keerthi Thirtamara-Rajamani and Ryan M. Smith

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:14

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    Progerin, the protein responsible for the Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS), is a partially deleted form of nuclear lamin A, and its expression has been suggested as a cause for dysfunctional nuclear...

    Authors: Asao Noda, Shuji Mishima, Yuko Hirai, Kanya Hamasaki, Reid D. Landes, Hiroshi Mitani, Kei Haga, Tohru Kiyono, Nori Nakamura and Yoshiaki Kodama

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:13

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  3. Content type: Meeting report

    The 4th Asian Conference on Environmental Mutagens was held at CSIR Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata, during December 10–12, 2014, in collaboration with All India Congress of Cytology and Genetics...

    Authors: Ashok K. Giri and Takashi Yagi

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:19

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  4. Content type: Research article

    According to published information, it has not been determined whether the inhalation of cigarette smoke can induce chromosome aberrations and/or point mutations in mice, though cigarette smoke is clearly carc...

    Authors: Takanori Nakamura, Yumi Ishida, Kasumi Ainai, Shigeto Nakamura, Satoru Shirata, Kazuhiro Murayama, Shin-ichiro Kurimoto, Katsuyasu Saigo, Ryo Murashige, Shuji Tsuda and Yu F. Sasaki

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:17

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  5. Content type: Review

    Here we describe recent advances in our understanding of the natural history of the house mouse, Mus musculus, with a focus on the genetic characteristics of the home territories and how this relates to prehistor...

    Authors: Hitoshi Suzuki, Lyudmila V. Yakimenko, Daiki Usuda and Liubov V. Frisman

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:20

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  6. Content type: Research article

    In DNA, 8-oxo-7,8-dihydroguanine (GO, 8-hydroxyguanine) is one of the most pivotal oxidatively damaged bases and induces G:C → T:A transversion mutations. DNA polymerase λ preferentially inserts dCTP opposite GO ...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Kamiya, Masahiro Kurokawa, Tetsuaki Makino, Miwako Kobayashi and Ichiro Matsuoka

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:10

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Biological studies in animals and epidemiological findings in humans clearly demonstrate that estrogens including 17β-estradiol (E2) are weak carcinogens via both genetic and epigenetic mechanisms. Carcinogene...

    Authors: Zhuhong Zhang, Haifang Li, Mugimane G. Manjanatha, Tao Chen and Nan Mei

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:16

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  8. Content type: Meeting report

    The Public Symposium of the Japanese Environmental Mutagen Society (JEMS), entitled “Regulatory Science”, was held at the Shiba-Kyoritsu campus of Keio University, Tokyo, on May 24, 2014. The concept of regula...

    Authors: Hajime Kojima and Toshio Kasamatsu

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:12

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Hepatic cytochrome P450s (CYPs) play an important role in the metabolism of plant carcinogen, aristolochic acid I (AAI). In the present study, we employed hepatic NADPH-cytochrome P450 reductase null (HRN) gpt de...

    Authors: Yang Luan, Guozhen Xing, Jin Ren and Jun Gu

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:11

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  10. Content type: Research article

    To examine whether the mutagenic potential of lung exposure to air-borne environmental mutagens is age dependent, we administered 1 mg of benzo[a]pyrene intratracheally to 11- and 24-month old (middle-aged and...

    Authors: Yasunobu Aoki, Akiko H. Hashimoto, Yoshiki Sugawara, Kyoko Hiyoshi-Arai, Sataro Goto, Kenichi Masumura and Takehiko Nohmi

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:7

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  11. Content type: Short report

    Asbestos-induced formation of mesothelioma has been attributed to phenotypic and morphological changes in cells caused by polyploidization and aneuploidization, and multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) are su...

    Authors: Manabu Yasui, Nagisa Kamoshita, Tetsuji Nishimura and Masamitsu Honma

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:6

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  12. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    Genes and Environment is now at the start of a new era of publication as an open access journal. I believe that open access publication marks a turning point that will make Genes and Environment unique in the Asi...

    Authors: Yasunobu Aoki

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:5

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  13. Content type: Research article

    This study determined the association of TLR4 Asp299Gly and Thr399Ile with uncomplicated and severe malaria among Nigerian children of similar ethnic background in Lagos. The association of these SNPs with hig...

    Authors: Bamidele Abiodun Iwalokun, Afolabi Oluwadun, Senapon Olusola Iwalokun and Philip Agomo

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:3

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  14. Content type: Review

    The Health and Environmental Sciences Institute (HESI) is a non-profit scientific research organization based in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. HESI was established in 1989 as a global branch of the International Li...

    Authors: Ayako Takei

    Citation: Genes and Environment 2015 37:1

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Citation Impact
1.122 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
1.152 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
2.67 - CiteScore 
1.45 - CiteScore Tracker (as of August 2019) 

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