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.
Substrate induced synthesis and other properties of benzpyrene hydroxylase in rat liver.
Effect of feeding benzpyrene on reproduction in the rat.
It seems more likely that this dual mode of action of tobacco smoke (Hypo or hyperthyroid) is a result of the effects of multiple components of smoke, such as nicotine, hydroxypyridine metabolites and benzpyrenes, which may also interfere with thyroid function.