Profile of urinary phenanthrene metabolites in smokers and non-smokers.


Phenanthrene metabolites (phenols and dihydrodiols) and 1-hydroxypyrene excreted in the 24-h urine of smokers, non-smokers and lung cancer patients, who after heavy smoking became light smokers, were determined and compared. In contrast to 1- hydroxypyrene, no significant differences of the absolute amounts of phenanthrene metabolites were found between… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/135475099230705


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