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phenanthrene

 [fĕ-nan´thrēn]
a tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbon occurring in coal tar and isomeric with anthracene; it is toxic and carcinogenic.

phe·nan·threne

(fĕ-nan'thrēn),
A compound isomeric with anthracene, derived from coal tar; a major component of steroids, as cyclopenta[α]phenanthrene. Used as a basis for the synthesis and nomenclature of various dyes and drugs.

phenanthrene

(fə-năn′thrēn′)
n.
A colorless aromatic crystalline hydrocarbon, C14H10, obtained by fractional distillation of coal-tar oils and used in dyes, drugs, and explosives.
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Akylated phenanthrene distribution in artificially matured kerogens from Kimmeridge clay and Brent Formation (North Sea).
in the column with respect to naphthalene, fluorene, phenanthrene, anthracene, and pyrene.
Phenanthrene solution was purchased from SigmaAldrich (Supelco 40047, analytical standard, 5,000 [micro]g/mL, ampule of 1 mL).
On the other hand, the extract from ash No.4 (4-H) contained from the PAHs only phenanthrene, but many more aliphatic ketones, with the dominant compound being mesityl oxide.
With reference to figure 1, it is obvious that the two paint brands have comparable levels of the polycyclic hydrocarbons except the case where Phenanthrene is found in Glaxo but completely undetectable in Demcork.
By collecting blood samples before, during and after smoking the team were able to track the concentrations of phenanthrene metabolites and determine the speed at which they formed in the body.
[6] Laha S and R.G.Luthy, Inhibition of phenanthrene mineralization by noionic surfactants, Environ Svi.
They added a labelled PAH called phenanthrene to cigarettes and tracked its fate in 12 people who smoked.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon metabolizing enzyme activities in human lung, and their inducibility by exposure to naphthalene, phenanthrene, pyrene, chrysene, and benzo pyrene as shown in the rat lung and liver.
As indicated in a previous study, a linear adsorption of phenanthrene is observed on complexes formed during wet-dry cycles (Pan et al.
The BAF for the three locations (Table 5) indicated that values for phenanthrene, pyrene, benzo(a) anthracene, chrysene, benzo(b) fluoranthene, benzo(k) fluoranthene, benzo(a)pyrene, dibenzo(a,h)anthracene and benzo (g,h,l) perylene were higher than 1.