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A carcinogen that forms in starchy foods cooked at high temperature (for example, fried potatoes, potato chips).
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AcrylamideMolecular biology A core material used to make polyacrylamide gels for electrophoretic separation of macromolecules.
Nutrition A substance found in increased concentrations in fried foods—e.g., crisps/potato chips, French fries—and regarded by the WHO as a probable human carcinogen.
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acrylamideNutrition A substance found in ↑ concentrations in fried foods–eg, potato chips, French fries, and regarded by the WHO as a probable human carcinogen
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A carcinogen that forms in starchy foods cooked at high temperature (e.g., fried potatoes, potato chips).
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acrylamideA substance used in the plastics industry that is toxic to nerve fibres. Inhalation of the vapour from the crystalline substance can cause nerve degeneration and permanent paralysis.
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