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polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

[‚päl·ē‚sī·klik ‚ar·ə‚mad·ik ′hī·drə‚kär·bən]
(organic chemistry)
A compound containing two or more fused benzene rings such as naphthalene or anthracene.
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Jin, "Trophic dilution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a marine food web from Bohai Bay, North China," Environmental Science & Technology, vol.
For any positive integer n, let [PAH.sub.n] be the general representation of this Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon shown in Figure 1.
Health risk assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soils of Ningbo area, China.
To confirm its influence, a study at three different ultrasonication times of 20, 30, and 40 min for PAHs extractions on tea fortified with 5 ng of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons was carried out.
Zebuhr, "Occurrence and dynamics of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzo-furans and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the mixed surface layer of remote coastal and offshore waters of the Baltic," Environmental Science & Technology, vol.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are not only found in urbanized industrial regions but also in rural also (Gevao et al., 2000 and Garban et al., 2002) and remote areas (Kallenborn et al., 1998 and Migaszewski, 1999) for the reason that they get easily transported over long distances and persist in the environment (Aamot et al., 1996 and Halsall et al., 1994).
Opinion of the science committee on food on the risk to human health of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons occurrence in food.
Liu, "Source apportionment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in surface sediments of the Bohai Sea, China," Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol.
The relationship between prenatal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and PAH-DNA adducts in cord blood.
The most toxic parts are the small aromatic solvents and the complex sheets of cyclic structures called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. These mixtures are used by people in coal tar shampoos.
Impact of barbecued meat consumed in pregnancy on birth outcomes accounting for personal prenatal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: Birth cohort study in Poland.

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