polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

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polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

n. Abbr. PAH
Any of a class of carcinogenic organic molecules that consist of three or more benzene rings and are commonly produced by fossil fuel combustion. Also called polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon.
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Kioko told the court shisha contains many cancer-causing agents, including carcinogens, nitrosamines, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, volatile aldehydes, benzene, heavy metals and addictive agents such as nicotine.
DCES students Mahmoud Khateb Abdel Rasool, Ali el Sammak, Ahmed al Gendy and Indra Gunawan presented their projects titled"natural dyes in cyandie" and"encapsulation of polyaromatic hydrocarbons in block copolymer micelles: theoretical and experimental study in the analytical chemistry and polymeric science and material engineering categories.
Cooking meat, poultry, or fish at high temperatures until well done can create heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
During the production of gas and condensate, formation and dehydration water is co-produced containing toxic dissolved and dispersed aromatics, aliphatics and polyaromatic hydrocarbons.
Bioremediation of high molecular weight polyaromatic hydrocarbons co-contaminated with metals in liquid and soil slurries by metal tolerant PAHs degrading bacterial consortium.
Keywords: Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), biodegradation, bioremediation, petrol contaminated soil, enumeration, Bushnell Hass (BH) medium.
This analysis includes the mass balance of trace metals in the initial fuel and the formed ash, the emissions of dioxins/furans (PCDD/F), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB), polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and particulate matter (PM 2.
Another family of organic leachates under scrutiny are the polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
Halbrook and others (1993) measured heavy metals and polyaromatic hydrocarbons in Muskrats in 2 reaches of the Elizabeth River in Virginia.
Everyone is also invited to visit Bioo Scientific's poster sessions, “Flexible Detection of Aflatoxin M1 in Milk Samples Using a New Immunoaffinity Chromatography Column” and “Rapid Detection of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons in Seafood”, which will be presented on Tuesday September 9th.
Inbrief triplicates of each treatment were assessed for degrading n-hexadecane (aliphatic HC-degraders) diesel oil (total HC-degraders) and a mixture of polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAH-degraders) in separate 96-well microtiter plates.
The cleanup will seek the removal of oil, tars as well as a variety of volatile organic compounds and polyaromatic hydrocarbons that were waste products from a 19th century manufactured gas facility that was operated until 1947.