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polycyclic

having two or more usually fused chemical ring structures in their molecule.

polycyclic hydrocarbons
thyroid initiators, i.e. they increase the incidence of thyroid tumors.
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Though we haven't yet observed polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons directly, we understand their chemistry quite well.
Health risk assessment on human exposed to environmental polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons pollution sources.
The most familiar sources responsible for the production of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons includes the pyrolysis and incomplete combustion of organic matter such as wood, coal, oil as well as the fuels like petrol and diesel (Golomb et al.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) released into atmosphere from natural and/or anthropological sources have densely been studied due to their cancerogenic, mutagenic and toxic effects in several countries all over the world considering various media (e.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons-aromatic DNA adducts in cord blood and behavior scores in New York City children.
The polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons tend to stick around a bit longer: they're more difficult for microbes to break down.
In a cohort study of 432 nonsmoking pregnant women who gave birth at term, consumption of grilled meat (a major source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons [PAH]) was associated with a significant reduction in birth weight of 106 g, after adjustment for prenatal exposure to airborne PAH and other potential confounding variables.
The soil and sediment are contaminated with volatile organic compounds and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and the ground water is contaminated with volatile organic compounds from past operations at this former paper bag manufacturing, laundry and dry cleaning facility.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons have already been linked to lower IQs, anxiety, depression and attention deficit disorder.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons have been related to the pathogenesis of schizophrenia, malignancy, metabolic syndrome x, autoimmune disease and neuronal degeneration [4].
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are known carcinogens and have been linked to developmental problems.

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