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naphthol

 [naf´thol]
a phenol occurring in coal tar in two forms: α- or 1-naphthol and β- or 2-naphthol. It is used in dyes, insecticides, and pharmaceutical compounds. If excessive amounts are ingested, poisoning may result, characterized by anemia, jaundice, convulsions, and coma.

naph·thol

(naf'thol),
A hydroxynaphthalene, occurring in two forms: α-naphthol, a dye intermediate used in cytochemistry for l-arginine localization; and β-naphthol, also known as isonaphthol, used as an anthelmintic and antiseptic. Both forms are also used in the manufacture of dyes, organic chemicals, and rubber products.
Synonym(s): naphthalenol

naphthol

Toxicology A white crystalline phenol derivative intermediate in the synthesis of multiple compounds including pharmaceuticals Toxicity Abdominal pain, glomerulonephritis, convulsions, circulatory collapse, skin pigmentation

naphthol

a phenol occurring in coal tar: α-naphthol (1-hydroxynaphthalene) or β-naphthol (2-hydroxynaphthalene). It has antiseptic properties and is used in compound form as a skin antiseptic.
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Degradation of a 30 ppm solution of red dye 40 by the different types of bacteria used in this study showed evidence for the formation of analogous compounds to 1-naphthol and an aromatic amine.
Carbaryl, 1-naphthol and 2-naphthol inhibit the beta-1 thyroid hormone receptor-mediated transcription in vitro.
The region of the oxidation current of 1-naphthol as an AP enzymatic reaction product was observed at a potential between +100 and +400 mV (shown in Figure 2 as a red arrow for peaks curves 1 and 2) for different buffer solutions.
Naphthalene devolves to 1-and 2-hydroxy-naphthalene (1-and 2-naphthol) in approximately equal proportions, whereas carbaryl devolves to 1-naphthol only.
Correlation of environmental carbaryl measurements with serum and urinary 1-naphthol measurements in a farmer applicator and his family.
Recently, the CDC reported measurable levels of urinary 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCPY), a metabolite of chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifosmethyl, and 1-naphthol (1N), a metabolite of carbatyl and naphthalene, in > 90% and 75% of males in the United States, respectively (CDC 2003).
1997 Urinary 1-naphthol excretion in the assessment of exposure to creosote in an impregnation facility.
Regarding the preexposure levels, GM levels of urinary analytes were not different across exposure groups, except for 1-naphthol, which was 2-fold higher in the high-exposure group than in the low-exposure group (p < 0.
1 [micro]g/L, and 1-naphthol, 2,5-dichlorophenol, and ortho-phenylphenol levels were 1.
60) was 1-naphthol, a carbamate metabolite and a metabolite of naphthalene.
These chemicals and sex hormones were glucuronidated by members of a subfamily of UGTs named the 2B subfamily, and 1-naphthol was shown to be glucuronidated by the UGT1A subfamily (18).