Environmental factors and aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase activity (CYP1A1 phenotype) in human lymphocytes.

@article{Kiyohara1997EnvironmentalFA,
  title={Environmental factors and aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase activity (CYP1A1 phenotype) in human lymphocytes.},
  author={Chikako Kiyohara and Tornio Hirohata},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={244-50}
}
Since aryl hydrocarbon hydroxylase (AHH) is considered to be responsible for the activation of benzo(a)pyrene (BP) and other polyaromatic hydrocarbons in cigarette smoke to carcinogens, it is important to examine AHH activity in the determination of susceptibility to lung cancer. Lymphocytes from healthy male adults (239) of non-smokers and smokers were… CONTINUE READING