polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon


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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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Sanz, "Fluorescence techniques for the determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in marine environment: an overview," Analusis, vol.
According to the structure of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon [PAH.sub.n], only bays can produce 3-paths of the type (1,3, 3,1).
[11] reported that the percentages and distribution of total polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons into drink are very lower than those in dry teas because of their low solubility in water.
Voulvoulis, "Distribution and sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River, China," Environmental Pollution, vol.
The present study entails the quantification and evaluation of potential risk due to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) which is one of the known organic pollutants from vehicular, power generation system's exhaust and other industrial activities.
Discussion paper on polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) contamination.
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.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons entering aquatic environment, due to their hydrophobicity, rapidly become associated with suspended particles and sediment.
Lymphocyte phenotype analysis and chromosome aberration frequency of workers occupationally exposed to styrene, benzene, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or mixed solvents.
Characterization of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in emissions from coal-fired power plants: the influence of operation parameters // Environ.
The Spanish government banned the oil after finding high levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon - widespread environmental pollutants which include chemicals that could cause cancer.

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