CHEBI:33848 - polycyclic arene

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ChEBI Name polycyclic arene
Definition A polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon.
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Biological Role(s): carcinogenic agent
A role played by a chemical compound which is known to induce a process of carcinogenesis by corrupting normal cellular pathways, leading to the acquistion of tumoral capabilities.
Application(s): endocrine disruptor
Any compound that can disrupt the functions of the endocrine (hormone) system
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Outgoing polycyclic arene (CHEBI:33848) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
polycyclic arene (CHEBI:33848) has role endocrine disruptor (CHEBI:138015)
polycyclic arene (CHEBI:33848) is a arene (CHEBI:33658)
polycyclic arene (CHEBI:33848) is a polycyclic hydrocarbon (CHEBI:33666)
Incoming ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene (CHEBI:35300) is a polycyclic arene (CHEBI:33848)
ortho-fused polycyclic arene (CHEBI:35296) is a polycyclic arene (CHEBI:33848)
Synonyms Sources
polycyclic arenes ChEBI
polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons ChEBI
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Polycyclic_aromatic_hydrocarbon Wikipedia
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26 July 2017