Chemical Carcinogens- Path 1 Test 1

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bbeckers88
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Chemical Carcinogens- Path 1 Test 1
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2011-08-02 21:03:48
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Path 1- Test 1 Name of chemical- type of chemical, source, method, causes
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  1. 3,4-Benzyprene- inhaled
    • polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon
    • from tabacco tar
    • causes lung carcinoma
  2. 3,4- benzyprene- skin contact
    • polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon
    • from tabacco tar
    • causes skin cancer
  3. 3,4-benzyprene- metabolic
    • polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon
    • from tabacco tar
    • causes liver cancer
  4. Beta- Naphthylamine
    • aromatic amine
    • from dye and rubber
    • excretion (urine)
    • causes bladder cancer
  5. Nitrates
    • Nitrosamines
    • from food additives in smoked foods
    • bacterial conversion in gut
    • causes intestinal cancer
  6. Estrogens
    • steroid hormone
    • from glands and birth control/pills
    • stimulates endomytrium
    • causes endometrial carcinoma
  7. Arsenic sulfate
    • metal/inorganic compound
    • from pestacides
    • skin contact
    • causes skin cancer
  8. Nickle sulfate
    • metal/inorganic compound
    • from ore
    • inhalation
    • causes nasal cancer
  9. Aflatoxins
    • aspergillus (peanut mold)
    • ingestion
    • causes liver cancer
  10. Asbestos
    • from industrial sources
    • inhalation
    • causes lung cancer
  11. Carbon tetra-chloride (CCl4)
    • from dry cleaning
    • contact/metabolism
    • causes liver necrosis
  12. Vinyl chloride
    • from plastics
    • inhalation
    • causes liver sarcoma

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