How can we easily identify toxic chemicals?

Identifying the reproductive toxicity of the thousands of chemicals present in our environment has been one of the most tantalizing challenges in the field of environmental health. We describe here an assay in the nematode C. elegans that allows the rapid identification of germline toxicants by monitoring the induction of aneuploid embryos.

Read our publications in Environmental Health Perspectives and JOVE here:

http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1206301/

http://www.jove.com/video/52445/comprehensive-assessment-germline-chemical-toxicity-using-nematode

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