dimethylnitrosamine


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Related to dimethylnitrosamine: quinoline

di·meth·yl·ni·tros·a·mine

 (dī-mĕth′əl-nī-trō′sə-mēn′, -nī′trō-săm′ĭn)
n.
See NDMA.

di•meth•yl•ni•tros•a•mine

(daɪˌmɛθ əl naɪˈtroʊ səˌmin, -ˌnaɪ troʊsˈæm ɪn)

n.
a carcinogenic liquid, C2H6N2O, found in tobacco smoke and certain foods. Abbr.: DMN, DMNA
[1960–65]
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Mutagenicity of two potent carcinogens, dimethylnitrosamine and diethylnitrosamine, in Neurospora crassa.
In the present study, we performed dimethylnitrosamine (DMN)-induced liver fibrosis in rats to assess the benefits of puerarin (PR), which was isolated from Pueraria lobata (Willd.
Other pregnant hamsters were given similar doses of sodium nitrate or similar doses of dimethylnitrosamine (positive controls).
Acute-dosing studies are available for eight mutagenic chemicals that were administered to mice or rats (benzo[a]pyrene, dibenzanthracene, DEN, DMBA, dimethylnitrosamine, ENU, N-methylnitrosourea [MNU], and urethane; Table 1).