On the front cover is a Paper from Gopal Chakrabarti and co-workers presenting the investigation into the target oriented molecular mechanism of the toxicity of acenaphthenequinone, a polyaromatic hydrocarbon present in diesel exhausts. Chakrabarti et al.demonstrate that acenaphthenequinone targets the microtubule cytoskeleton, and simultaneously activates mitochondria dependent cell death.
Acenaphthenequinone induces cell cycle arrest and mitochondrial apoptosis via disruption of cellular microtubules
Amlan Das, Diptiman Choudhury, Subhendu Chakrabarty, Abhijit Bhattacharya and Gopal Chakrabarti
Also featuring in this issue:
A paper from Ted Lock et al. using toxicogenomics to try and develop an in vitro system in renal cells to detect the carcinogenic potential of chemicals to the kidneys.
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