benzanthracene


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benzanthracene

[benz′an·thrə‚sēn]
(organic chemistry)
C18H14 A weakly carcinogenic material that is isomeric with naphthacene; melting point 162°C; insoluble in water, soluble in benzene.
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Furthermore, they also showed significant tumor growth retardation in 7, 12-dimethyl benzanthracene (DMBA)-induced rat mammary tumors (Hawariah and Stanslas 1998b).
(b) Benzo(a)pyrene, diethylnitrosamine, dimethyl- benzanthracene, and urethane (166 tumor incidence observations in animal groups).