A woman in biochemistry and toxicology: the Polish-British refugee Regina Schoental.


For over three decades from 1939, Polish-born Regina Schoental (1906-1995) studied, successively, at Oxford and Glasgow, syntheses and identification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), metabolites of carcinogenic PAHs, and, at the Medical Research Council, Carshalton, Surrey, the carcinogenic action of pyrrolizidine (Senecio) alkaloids, and… (More)

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