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Species Differences in the Activation of Benzo[a]pyrene in the Tracheal Epithelium of Rats and Hamsters

  • Marc J. Mass
  • David G. Kaufman
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series

Abstract

Model systems have been developed to study bronchogenic carcinoma in laboratory animals in order to better understand the pathogenesis and etiology of this disease in humans (1). By extrapolating the characteristics of experimental models for respiratory carcinogenesis, some risk factors for human lung cancer may ultimately be elucidated.

Keywords

High Pressure Liquid Chromatography Aryl Sulfatase Bronchogenic Carcinoma Intratracheal Instillation Tracheal Epithelium 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marc J. Mass
    • 1
  • David G. Kaufman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pathology, School of MedicineUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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