Methyl n-Butyl Ketone

Known as: Hexan 2 one, Methyl n-Butyl Ketone [Chemical/Ingredient], Hexan-2-one 
An industrial solvent which causes nervous system degeneration. MBK is an acronym often used to refer to it.
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The emerging literature implicates a role for glia/cytokines in persistent pain. However, the mechanisms by which these non… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress has been implicated in the pathogenesis of many diseases and in cancer therapy. Although the… (More)
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1985
1985
Haloalkane-induced hepatonecrogenesis can be potentiated by the prior administration of methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) and methyl… (More)
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1977
1977
Methyl n-butyl ketone (MBK) is known to produce a giant axonal neuropathy in man and experimental animals characterized… (More)
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1976
1976
A study of the sequential morphological changes in the peripheral nerve induced by experimental inhalation exposure of methyl n… (More)
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1976
1976
MEK (2-butanone) when combined with MBK (2-hexanone) markedly enhanced MBK neurotoxicity. MBK in rat plasma after exposure to MBK… (More)
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1975
1975
Cases of toxic distal polyneuropathy have been studied in a plant producing plastic-coated and color-printed fabrics. After the… (More)
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1975
1975
Because of a number of cases of peripheral neuropathy that occurred in factory workers employed in a fabric-printing plant in… (More)
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1975
1975
Chronic exposure of rats to 2,5-hexanedione (CH3COCH2CH2COCH3), a major metabolite of the neurotoxic industrial solvent methyl n… (More)
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1974
1974
A polyneuropathy affecting a large number of workers was recently observed at a plant producing plastic-coated and color-printed… (More)
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