Variations in the Inhibitory Power of Carcinogenic Hydrocarbons according to the Solvent

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Abstract

PEACOCK1 has noted a difference in the carcinogenic power of certain hydrocarbons injected subcutaneously, according to the solvent used. This potency reaches its maximum in the case of lard or olive oil, and its minimum with fats obtained from the same species.

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    Peacock, Proc. Leeuwenhoek-Vereeniging 1935. See also Beck, Brit. J. Exp. Path., 19, 31 (1938).

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    Haddow, NATURE, 136, 868 (1935). Morelli, Boll, lega It. per la lotta contro il Cancro, 1936. Morelli and Dansi, Second Internat. Cancer Congress, Brussels, 2 (1936). Haddow, ibid..

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MORELLI, E., DANSI, A. Variations in the Inhibitory Power of Carcinogenic Hydrocarbons according to the Solvent. Nature 143, 1021 (1939) doi:10.1038/1431021a0

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