The OECD has recently drafted a Test Guideline on the Syrian hamster embryo (SHE) cell transformation assay, an in vitro method that can detect both genotoxic and non-genotoxic carcinogens.

Oganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Draft Test Guideline. In vitro carcinogenicity: Syrian hamster embryo (SHE) cell transformation assay. 5 June 2012.

http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/39/8/50531135.pdf

The above item was taken from the July 2012 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here for more details).

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