dimethylnitrosamine


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dimethylnitrosamine

(dī-mĕth′əl-nī-trō′sə-mēn′, -nī′trō-săm′ĭn)
n.
See NDMA.

dimethylnitrosamine

a potent hepatoxin in herring meal. Chronic poisoning causes changes reminiscent of neoplasia and the substance is now regarded as a carcinogen.
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1961 Walters 1966 Dimethylnitrosamine Hard 1979 Diphenylhydantoin, 5,5- Chhabra et al.
On the following day, the animals were treated by gastric intubation with a single dose of plant extract and/or dimethylnitrosamine (DMN) as follows: group I, 1 ml distilled water; group II, 1 ml DMN in distilled water (10 mg/kg body weight); group Ill, 1 ml P.
For example, it is currently unclear whether any of the proposed alternatives should be required to predict the carcinogenicity of presumed nongenotoxic rodent carcinogens such as sodium saccharin and limonene, or whether their value should be judged in relation to their sensitivity to genotoxic (mutagenic) carcinogens such as dimethylnitrosamine, benzo[a]pyrene, and aflatoxin [B.
Blastomogenic activity of dimethylnitrosamine in animals of different age.