"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.
Association between benzene and congenital anomalies in Oklahoma, 1997-2009. Occup Environ Med. 2018 11; 75(11):822-829.
Prenatal exposure to environmental pollutants and child development trajectories through 7 years. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2018 05; 221(4):616-622.
Benzene and childhood acute leukemia in Oklahoma. Environ Res. 2017 10; 158:167-173.
Enhancing the Acylation Activity of Acetic Acid by Formation of an Intermediate Aromatic Ester. ChemSusChem. 2017 07 10; 10(13):2823-2832.
Metabolomic investigations of anaerobic hydrocarbon-impacted environments. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2013 Jun; 24(3):506-15.
Polarizability and spin density correlate with the relative anaerobic biodegradability of alkylaromatic hydrocarbons. Environ Sci Technol. 2009 Jul 01; 43(13):4995-5000.
Anaerobic benzene biodegradation--a new era. Res Microbiol. 2002 Dec; 153(10):621-8.