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Thalidomide may be a mutagen

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 13 August 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:477
  1. R W Smithells
  1. Leeds LS6 2EW.

    EDITOR, - On the basis of two men accepted as damaged by thalidomide who fathered babies with similar defects, W G McBride raises the hypothesis that thalidomide may be a mutagen.1 Andrew Read quite rightly dismisses this …

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