An aryl hydrocarbon receptor independent mechanism of JP-8 jet fuel immunotoxicity in Ah-responsive and Ah-nonresponsive mice.

Abstract

JP-8 jet fuel is handled extensively by personnel in the military and commercial airlines, despite the paucity of information regarding its potential human health effects. JP-8 is a complex mixture primarily consisting of kerosene plus aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons. Recent reports indicate that acute JP-8 exposure via inhalation or dermal routes can… (More)

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