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Project Publications: Mount Sinai School of Medicine: Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls & Polychlorinated Biphenyl-Containing River Sediments on Carcinogen Metabolism in Normal Human Mammary Epithelial Cells

Superfund Research Program

Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls & Polychlorinated Biphenyl-Containing River Sediments on Carcinogen Metabolism in Normal Human Mammary Epithelial Cells

Project Leader: James G. Wetmur
Grant Number: P42ES007384
Funding Period: 1995 - 2001
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  • Gonzalez S, Wetmur JG. 2000. Holliday Junction Branch Migration and Resolution: RuvA, RuvB and RuvC from the hyperthermophile Thermotoga maritima. In: DNA Repair Protocols. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ.
  • Poirer MC, Santella RM, Weston A. 2000. Carcinogen macromolecular adducts and their measurement. Carcinogenesis 21:353-359. PMID:10688855
  • Weston A, Wolff MS, Morabia A. 2000. True extended haplotypes of p53: indicators of breast cancer risk. Cancer Genet Cytogenet 102:153-154. PMID:9546072


  • Daniel DC. 1999. Dual immunofluorescence labeling with cell-specific markers localizes BRCA1 in both basal and luminal epithelial cells in primary outgrowth from noncancerous mammary ductal and alveolar preparations. Cell and Tissue Research 298(3):481-487. PMID:10639738
  • Landrigan PJ, Claudio L, Markowitz SB, Berkowitz GS, Brenner BL, Romero H, Wetmur JG, Matte TD, Gore AC, Godbold JH, Wolff MS. 1999. Pesticides and inner-city children: exposures, risks and prevention. Environ Health Perspect 107(3):431-437. PMID:10346991
  • Wetmur JG. 1999. Nucleic Acid Hybridization. In: DNA Based Computers III. American Mathematical Society, pp.1-23.
  • Wetmur JG. 1999. Thermostable MutS proteins.
  • Wetmur JG, Quartin RS, Engelhardt D. 1999. Branch migration of nucleotides.


  • Desnick RJ, Wetmur JG. 1998. Methods for determining susceptibility to lead poisoning.
  • Fleming DE, Chettle DR, Wetmur JG, Desnick RJ, Robin J, Boulay D, Richard NS, Gordon CL, Webber CE. 1998. Effect of the delta-aminolevulinate dehydratase polymorphism on the accumulation of lead in bone and blood in lead smelter workers. Environ Res 77(1):49-61. PMID:9593628
  • Garey J, Wolff MS, Wetmur JG. 1998. Evaluation of estrogenic potential of complex mixtures of New York Harbor contaminants in normal human mammary epithelial cells in vitro. In: Proceedings of the Superfund Basic Research Program (SBRP) Conference, 1998. Boston, MA.
  • Weston A, Pan C, Bleiweiss IJ, Ksieski HB, Roy N, Maloney N, Wolff MS. 1998. CYP17 genotype and breast cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:941-944. PMID:9796640
  • Wetmur JG, Rosenfeld A, Desnick RJ. 1998. Genetic influences on lead poisoning. Toxicol Sci 42:2335.


  • Bergdahl IA, Gerhardsson L, Schutz A, Desnick RJ, Wetmur JG, Skerfving S. 1997. Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase polymorphism: influence on lead levels and kidney function in humans. Arch Environ Health 52(2):91-96. doi:10.1080/00039899709602870 PMID:9124881
  • Bergdahl IA, Grubb A, Schutz A, Desnick RJ, Wetmur JG, Sassa S, Skerfving S. 1997. Lead binding to delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) in human erythrocytes. Pharmacol Toxicol 81(4):153-158. PMID:9353844
  • Claudio L, Lee T, Wolff MS, Wetmur JG. 1997. A murine model of genetic susceptibility to lead bioaccumulation. Fundam Appl Toxicol 35:84-90. PMID:9024676
  • Daniel DC, Weston A. 1997. Benzo[a]pyrene enhances levels of erbB2 in normal mammary epithelial cells in organoid culture. Ann N Y Acad Sci 833:169.
  • Weston A, Pan C, Ksieski HB, Wallenstein S, Berkowitz GS, Tartter PI, Bleiweiss IJ, Brower ST, Senie RT, Wolff MS. 1997. P53 haplotype determination in breast cancer. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 6:105-112. PMID:9037561
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