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Environmental Carcinogens
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

ISBN 9781315892658
Published November 29, 2017 by CRC Press
272 Pages

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Book Description

The present survey comprises today‘s knowledge of environmental pollution in particular of the atmosphere by PAH and of the biological effects of this class of substance, putting special emphasis on their carcinogenic activity. The research data and conclusions derived therefrom are meant to assist the government of the Federal Republic of Germany in determining an air quality standard.

Table of Contents

1. Environmental Carcinogens: A Risk for Man? Concept and Strategy of the Identification of Carcinogens in the Environment 2. Chemistry 3. Occurrence of PAH 4. Behavior of PAH in the Organism 5. Biological Activity 6. Epidemiology 7. Extrapolation of Experimental Results to Man 8. Conclusions

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