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Tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines are a group of carcinogens derived from the tobacco alkaloids. They are likely causative factors… Expand Nitrosamines form a large group of genotoxic chemical carcinogens which occur in the human diet and other environmental media… Expand Tobacco-specific nitrosamines are a group of carcinogens that are present in tobacco and tobacco smoke. They are formed from… Expand It is now about three decades since the hepatocarcinogenic effect of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA)* was demonstrated in rats (1… Expand The mutagenic activities of 11 N-nitrosamines were tested using Salmonella typhimurium TA100 and TA98. All the carcinogenic N… Expand The potential hazards of nitrosamines as toxicants formed in, or as a result of eating, certain foodstuffs have been described in… Expand Human cancer might be caused by nitrosamines formed in the body from ingested nitrites and secondary amines. Cooking could be a… Expand BIOLOGICAL alkylating agents—“mustards”, ethylenimines, epoxides and alkyl alkanesulphonates—have been believed to induce… Expand