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Table 1

Intake of heterocyclic amines and mutagenic activity from meat in case and control subjects

Intake of HCAs and mutagenic activityHCAs (ng/day) and mutagenic activity (revertant colonies/day) for cases (n = 146)aHCAs (ng/day) and mutagenic activity (revertant colonies/day) for controls (n = 228)a
DiMeIQx 2.2 (0, 1.1, 5.4) 1.5 (0, 0.7, 4.5) 
MeIQx 32.7 (2.9, 21.7, 93.5) 19.6 (1.6, 12.3, 49.3) 
PhIP 109.7 (0.6, 69.6, 249.8) 78.2 (0, 38.2, 218.5) 
Mutagenic activity 4,843 (454, 3,666, 10,507) 3,228 (153, 1,842, 8,536) 
Intake of HCAs and mutagenic activityHCAs (ng/day) and mutagenic activity (revertant colonies/day) for cases (n = 146)aHCAs (ng/day) and mutagenic activity (revertant colonies/day) for controls (n = 228)a
DiMeIQx 2.2 (0, 1.1, 5.4) 1.5 (0, 0.7, 4.5) 
MeIQx 32.7 (2.9, 21.7, 93.5) 19.6 (1.6, 12.3, 49.3) 
PhIP 109.7 (0.6, 69.6, 249.8) 78.2 (0, 38.2, 218.5) 
Mutagenic activity 4,843 (454, 3,666, 10,507) 3,228 (153, 1,842, 8,536) 
a

Mean (10th, 50th, 90th percentiles).

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