Karl-Rainer Fabig

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BACKGROUND N-acetyltransferases (NAT) and glutathione S-transferases (GST) are involved in the metabolism of several ubiquitous chemical substances leading to the activation and detoxification of carcinogenic heterocyclic and aromatic amines. Since polymorphisms within these genes are described to influence the metabolism of ubiquitous chemicals, we(More)
We determined blood concentrations of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) in 41 female employees with previous exposure to pentachlorophenol-based wood preservatives from 10 day-care centers in the Hamburg, Germany, area. We compared the blood concentrations with estimated age-dependent reference values and(More)
1.143 (41.6 percent) of all 2.746 patients (visitors of my practise in Hamburg) between January 2000 and December 2003 answered a validated questionnaire about chemical symptoms called “modified QEESI”. The primary aim was the measurement and documentation of the scores of the first ten items named “sensitizing capabilities of chemicals” (SCC). Then without(More)
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