Carcinogens, Environmental

Known as: Environmental Carcinogen, Environmental Carcinogens 
A substance that can cause cancer in animals and/or humans and is found in the environment either as a contaminant or as a naturally occurring… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are ubiquitous environmental carcinogens and metabolized by a variety of xenobiotic… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a class of widespread environmental carcinogens. Most of our knowledge of their… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Gliomas of astrocytic, oligodendroglial and ependymal origin account for more than 70% of all brain tumors. The most frequent (65… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
People are continuously exposed exogenously to varying amounts of chemicals that have been shown to have carcinogenic or… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Environmental carcinogens, in a strict sense, include outdoor and indoor air pollutants, as well as soil and drinking water… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Eukaryotic cells can repair many types of DNA damage. Among the known DNA repair processes in humans, one type — nucleotide… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The contribution of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) in induction of a battery of xenobiotic-metabolizing enzymes has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Nodularin and microcystin-LR are cyanobacterial toxins and environmental hazards. Nodularin inhibits protein phosphatases 1 and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
In lung and liver cancers, p53 mutations are mostly G:C to T:A transversions. This type of mutation is known to be induced by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Rapidly growing primary cultures of normal human mammary epithelial cells (HMEC) were exposed to 1 microgram of benzo[a]pyrene (B… (More)
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