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Administration of a single oral dose of 2-(2-nitro-4-trifluoromethylbenzoyl)cyclohexane-1,3-dione (NTBC) to rats produced a marked tyrosinemia in the plasma and aqueous humor. The tyrosinemia was(More)
Rats fed a low-protein diet and administered 2-(2-nitro-4-trifluoromethylbenzoyl)cyclohexane-1,3-dione (NTBC) orally at 30 mumol/kg/day (10 mg/kg/day) or fed a low-protein diet containing 5 ppm NTBC(More)
NTBC is a triketone with herbicidal activity that has been shown to have a novel mode of action by inhibiting the enzyme 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase in plants. Early studies on the toxicity(More)