polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon


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polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

n. Abbr. PAH
Any of a class of carcinogenic organic molecules that consist of three or more benzene rings and are commonly produced by fossil fuel combustion. Also called polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon.
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Fallah-Mehrjardi, "Application of sulfur microparticles for solid-phase extraction of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from sea water and wastewater samples," Analytica Chimica Acta, vol.
By usage of the definition, we can compute the general ([alpha], 3)-path connectivity index of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon [PAH.sub.n] as follows:
Tian, "Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Dalian soils: distribution and toxicity assessment," J.
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) are comprised of many environmental contaminants that are basically denoted as a group of organic compounds and are commonly present in the atmosphere.
Opinion of the science committee on food on the risk to human health of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons occurrence in food.
Gao, "Distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in sediments from Yellow River Estuary and Yangtze River Estuary, China," Journal of Environmental Sciences, vol.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons enter aquatic animals especially via gastrointestinal tract (food, water, and sediment) or via passive diffusion through the gills and body surface [3, 7].
Distribution and origins of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in riverine, estuarine, and marine sediments in Thailand.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and organic matter associated to particulate matter emitted from atmospheric fluidized bed coal combustion // Environ.
it includes the realization of asbestos pah (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon) and lead on existing roads as well as asbestos pah and lead diagnostics on existing facades
More than a quarter of the urine samples contained the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon called benzo(a)pyrene.

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