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Compound Summary for: CID 2336

Benzo(a)pyrene

Also known as: benzo[a]pyrene; 3,4-Benzopyrene; 3,4-Benzpyrene; benzo[pqr]tetraphene; 50-32-8; Benz[a]pyrene; Benzpyrene; benzo[def]chrysene
Molecular Formula: C20H12   Molecular Weight: 252.30928   InChIKey: FMMWHPNWAFZXNH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A potent mutagen and carcinogen. It is a public health concern because of its possible effects on industrial workers, as an environmental pollutant, an as a component of tobacco smoke.   From: MeSH
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