benzpyrene


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benz·py·rene

(benz-pī'rēn),
An environmental carcinogen found in jet fuel exhaust, cigarette smoke, and charcoal broiled meats; a powerful enzyme inducer.

benzpyrene

(1) Benzoapyrene.
(2) Benzoepyrene.
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When levels remain below the assessment threshold, the proposal provides for monitoring for information purposes to assess air quality in a given zone or built-up area, except in the case of benzpyrene, for which fixed measures are compulsory in all built-up areas.
One of the features of early prostate cancer is the loss of GSTP1, a scavenger enzyme that detoxifies benzpyrene, a carcinogen produced by cigarette smoke.
Substrate induced synthesis and other properties of benzpyrene hydroxylase in rat liver.
Effect of feeding benzpyrene on reproduction in the rat.