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Biological effects of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon derivatives.
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PMID:  23475020     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are included in various environmental pollutants such as airborne particles and have been reported to induce a variety of toxic effects. On the other hand, PAH derivatives are generated from PAHs both through chemical reaction in the atmosphere and metabolism in the body.PAH derivatives have become known for their specific toxicities such as estrogenic/antiestrogenic activities and oxidative stress, and correlations between the toxicities and structures of PAH derivatives have been shown in recent studies. These studies are indispensable for demonstrating the health effects of PAH derivatives, since they would contribute to the comprehensive toxicity prediction of many kinds of PAH derivatives.
Kanae Bekki; Akira Toriba; Ning Tang; Takayuki Kameda; Kazuichi Hayakawa
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of UOEH     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0387-821X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. UOEH     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909645     Medline TA:  J UOEH     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  17-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Environmental Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Kanazawa University.
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