Difference between revisions of "Carcinogen"

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* A substance capable of causing or producing cancer in mammals.  
 
* A substance capable of causing or producing cancer in mammals.  
 
* a chemical capable of producing cancer<br/>Source: Jenkins, John B. 1990. Human Genetics, 2nd Edition. New York: Harper & Row
 
* a chemical capable of producing cancer<br/>Source: Jenkins, John B. 1990. Human Genetics, 2nd Edition. New York: Harper & Row
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* A substance that induces cancer.
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* A substance capable of inducing cancer; carcinogenesis is the complex, multistep process of cancer development. <br/>Source: Biotechnology Glossary
  
 
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Revision as of 15:44, 26 September 2019

  • Any substance that produces or promotes cancer. This is a key consideration in evaluating the safety of pesticides and other chemicals.
  • A substance capable of causing or producing cancer in mammals.
  • a chemical capable of producing cancer
    Source: Jenkins, John B. 1990. Human Genetics, 2nd Edition. New York: Harper & Row
  • A substance that induces cancer.
  • A substance capable of inducing cancer; carcinogenesis is the complex, multistep process of cancer development.
    Source: Biotechnology Glossary

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