"Polychlorinated Biphenyls" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Industrial products consisting of a mixture of chlorinated biphenyl congeners and isomers. These compounds are highly lipophilic and tend to accumulate in fat stores of animals. Many of these compounds are considered toxic and potential environmental pollutants.
- Polychlorinated Biphenyls
- Biphenyls, Polychlorinated
- Polychlorobiphenyl Compounds
- Compounds, Polychlorobiphenyl
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Polychlorinated Biphenyls" by people in Profiles.
Serum concentrations of DDE, PCBs, and other persistent organic pollutants and mammographic breast density in Triana, Alabama, a highly exposed population. Environ Res. 2020 03; 182:109068.
Re-visiting projections of PCBs in Lower Hudson River fish using model emulation. Sci Total Environ. 2016 07 01; 557-558:489-501.
PCB 126 and other dioxin-like PCBs specifically suppress hepatic PEPCK expression via the aryl hydrocarbon receptor. PLoS One. 2012; 7(5):e37103.
Developmental PCB exposure induces hypothyroxinemia and sex-specific effects on cerebellum glial protein levels in rats. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2010 Nov; 28(7):553-60.
Serum polychlorinated biphenyls, cytochrome P-450 1A1 polymorphisms, and risk of breast cancer in Connecticut women. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Dec 15; 160(12):1177-83.
Polychlorinated biphenyls and breast cancer risk by combined estrogen and progesterone receptor status. Eur J Epidemiol. 2004; 19(8):793-801.
3,3',4,4'-tetrachlorobiphenyl (TCB) can enhance DMBA-induced mammary carcinogenesis in the rat. Eur J Cancer. 1998 Feb; 34(3):389-93.
Great Lakes fish as a source of maternal and fetal exposure to chlorinated hydrocarbons. Toxicol Ind Health. 1996 May-Aug; 12(3-4):335-45.