Polychlorinated Biphenyls

Known as: PCBs, Polychlorinated biphenyl, Compounds, Polychlorobiphenyl 
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) are a family of more than 200 chemical compounds (congeners) with 1 to 10 chlorine atoms attached to biphenyl and a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
A polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) that was not produced as part of the Aroclor mixtures banned in the 1980s was recently reported… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
The polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are synthetic organochlorine chemicals that were useful industrial products in the past, but… (More)
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2004
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2004
The microbial degradation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) has been extensively studied in recent years. The genetic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND In utero exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls, a ubiquitous environmental contaminant, has been linked to adverse… (More)
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1994
Review
1994
Commercial polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and environmental extracts contain complex mixtures of congeners that can be… (More)
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1994
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1994
Among the environmental chemicals that may be able to disrupt the endocrine systems of animals and humans, the polychlorinated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
ABSTRACT: Dioxins [polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDD), dibenzofurans (PCDF)] and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) are… (More)
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1990
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1990
Halogenated aromatic compounds, typified by the polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), dibenzofurans (PCDFs), biphenyls (PCBs… (More)
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1990
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1990
Polychlorinated biphenyls are stable, lipophilic industrial compounds that are present in residue levels in human tissue… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In 1979, a mass poisoning occurred in Taiwan from cooking oil contaminated by thermally degraded polychlorinated biphenyls… (More)
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