cholanthrene

chol·an·threne

(kō-lan'thrēn),
A polycyclic, somewhat carcinogenic hydrocarbon, structural parent of the highly carcinogenic 3 (or 20)-methylcholanthrene.
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Cholanthrene, a potent carcinogen, is one of three not yet reported by other investigators" <MN12418>.