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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Organisms capable of utilizing benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylenes, alkanes, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons have been isolated and described.
Since there is hardly any data available on PAH in Lahore, Pakistan, the purpose of this research based study was to acquire the useful foundational information regarding the concentration of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon present in the total suspended particulate matter.
POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS (PAHS) I: TOXICITY, POPULATION EXPOSURE AND INVOLVED FOODS.
Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) has previously been associated with higher incidence of depression, anxiety, and attention problems among highly exposed children.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are created when carbon-containing materials such as wood, oil, garbage or coal is burned,(http://www.
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are a class of multiphasic organic compounds composed of two or more fused aromatic rings.
Potency equivalency factors for some polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon derivatives // Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology.
Contract notice for Provision of Uk polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (pah) monitoring network
The Cornell team worked with sand contaminated with phenanthrene, a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) typically found in coal tar.
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Contract notice:Geotechnical And Soil Recognition, Diagnosis Asbestos And Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon External Controls Of Road Works On The Territory Of The Eurometropolis In Strasbourg