"Benzene" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Toxic, volatile, flammable liquid hydrocarbon byproduct of coal distillation. It is used as an industrial solvent in paints, varnishes, lacquer thinners, gasoline, etc. Benzene causes central nervous system damage acutely and bone marrow damage chronically and is carcinogenic. It was formerly used as parasiticide.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Benzene" by people in Profiles.
Li H, Hart JE, Mahalingaiah S, Nethery RC, James P, Bertone-Johnson E, Eliassen AH, Laden F. Environmental Exposures and Anti-M?llerian Hormone: A Mixture Analysis in the Nurses' Health Study II. Epidemiology. 2023 01 01; 34(1):150-161.
Costantini AS, Gorini G, Consonni D, Miligi L, Giovannetti L, Quinn M. Exposure to benzene and risk of breast cancer among shoe factory workers in Italy. Tumori. 2009 Jan-Feb; 95(1):8-12.
Zhang L, Rana TM. Solid-phase synthesis of alpha-(2-(benzylthio)-1,4-dihydro-6-methyl-4-p-tolylpyrimidine-5-carboxamido) acids: a new strategy to create diversity in heterocyclic scaffolds. J Comb Chem. 2004 Jul-Aug; 6(4):457-9.
Seniori Costantini A, Quinn M, Consonni D, Zappa M. Exposure to benzene and risk of leukemia among shoe factory workers. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2003 Feb; 29(1):51-9.
Novak RF, Dershwitz M, Novak FC. Characterization of the interaction of the aromatic hydrocarbons benzene and toluene with human hemoglobin. Mol Pharmacol. 1979 Nov; 16(3):1046-58.
Novak RF, Dershwitz M, Novak FC. The interaction of benzene with human hemoglobin as studied by 1H Fourier transform NMR spectroscopy. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1978 May 30; 82(2):634-40.