m-Dinitrobenzene: Studies on its Toxicity to the Testicular Sertoli Cell

  • P. M. D. Foster
Part of the Archives of Toxicology book series (TOXICOLOGY, volume 13)


Nitroaromatic compounds constitute an important class of chemical intermediates, with a number known to produce testicular damage in experimental aminals. Members of the series which possess such toxicity include, nitrobenzene (Bond et al 1981), nitrotoluenes (Ciss et al 1980), dinitrotoluenes (Ellis et al 1978; Rickert et al 1984) and trinitrotoluenes (Levine et al 1984).


Sertoli Cell Nitroaromatic Compound Mating Trial Epidermal Growth Factor Stim Testicular Weight 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. M. D. Foster
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  1. 1.ICI Central Toxicology LaboratoryMacclesfield, CheshireUK

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