Tag: "carcinogenic" at biology news
Cell growth and death controlled by single pathway in lymphoma cancer model
...problems, so we need to find out how to disarm its carcinogenic
properties down the signaling pathway, while maintaining its useful functions," she says. "This study may help." The study also is important because it presents the first molecular description of a cancer caused by bacteria, and thus "represents a mo...
New York City study shows newborns more susceptible to pollution than their mothers
...suggests that the fetus is more susceptible to the carcinogenic
effects of the same pollutants than the adult. The...omatic hydrocarbons (PAH), on DNA damage. PAHs are carcinogenic
air pollutants that are released into the environment as a result of combustion from car, truck, or ...
Other highlights in the July 7 JNCI
...hough the mechanism by which acrylamide exerts its carcinogenic
effect is unclear, acrylamide and its primary metabolite glycidamide are mutagenic. A new study reports a possible mechanism by which acrylamide mutates DNA and causes cancers. Ahmad Besaratinia, Ph.D., and Gerd P. Pfeifer, Ph.D., of the City of Hope...
DFG presents the 2004 MAK and BAT value lists
...ies. This year, two metals that were classified as carcinogenic
in humans deserve particular notice: based on epid...d cobalt-containing hard metals were classified as carcinogenic
in humans and, therefore, placed in carcinogenicity category 1. Another heavy metal compound, indium...
Ventilation in bars, casinos doesn't control health risk for hospitality workers
...ution in the studied venues, and 85% to 95% of the carcinogenic
PPAH," says Repace. "This demonstrates conclusive...Hs) for prolonged periods can develop cancer. Ten carcinogenic
particulate phase PAHs have been identified in tobacco smoke, representing one-sixth of all known to...
Byproduct of water-disinfection process found to be highly toxic
...e presence of 50 high-priority DBPs based on their carcinogenic
potential. The report, published in April, also identified 28 new DBPs. Because so many new DBPs are being found in drinking water, Plewa said, two basic questions should be asked: How many are out there? And how many new ones will be forme...
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