Hepatocarcinogenicity of benzo[a]pyrene to rainbow trout by dietary exposure and intraperitoneal injection.

Abstract

The influence of benzo[a]pyrene [(BP) CAS: 50-32-8] on the induction of certain enzymes within the hepatic mixed-function oxidase (MFO) system and its potential carcinogenicity were examined in rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri). Nine-week feeding trials were performed with 500 and 1,000 ppm BP to determine trout tolerance to BP. Levels of MFO enzymes… (More)

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