Induction of peroxisome proliferation in the liver of biphenyl-fed female mice.

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Biphenyl has been widely used as a heat-transfer agent, a dye mordant, a synthetic resin, a constituent of agricultural chemicals and a post-harvest fungicide to preserve citrus fruits. Occupational biphenyl poisoning has been characterized by disorders of the liver, kidney, central and peripheral nervous systems and motor and muscle functions. The… (More)

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@article{Umeda2004InductionOP, title={Induction of peroxisome proliferation in the liver of biphenyl-fed female mice.}, author={Yumi Umeda and Shigetoshi Aiso and Heihachiro Arito and Kasuke Nagano and Taijiro Matsushima}, journal={Journal of occupational health}, year={2004}, volume={46 6}, pages={486-8} }