This International Standard specifies a procedure which can be used to determine the genotoxicity1) of water and
waste water using the umu-test.
This assay is based on the detection of genotoxicity of a test sample which increases the expression of the SOSrepair
system2) associated with the umuC-gene3).
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2000-03
Edition: 1Number of pages: 18
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 147/SC 5 Biological methods
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