Some Thyrotropic Agents by The International AgSome Thyrotropic Agents by The International Ag

Some Thyrotropic Agents

byThe International AgEditorThe International Ag

Paperback | November 1, 2001

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This volume evaluates carcinogenicity to humans of 19 chemicals that are carcinogenic to the thyroid follicular-cell epithelium in rodents. These included some so-called "anti-thyroid" drugs (methimazole, methylthiouracil, propylthiou-racil and thiouracil); some sedatives (doxylamine succinate and phenobarbital); and some other drugs including the systemic antifungal antibiotic griseofulvin, the diuretic spironolactone, and the antibacterial sulfa drugs sulfamethazine and sulfamethoxazole. Other chemicals are or have been used in agriculture as pesticides (amitrole, chlordane/heptachlor, hexachlo-robenzene and toxaphene), in foods and cosmetics (kojic acid), in hair dyes (2 4-diaminoanisole) or as industrial chemicals (N N'-diethylthiourea, ethylenethiourea and thiourea).
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is part of the World Health Organization. IARC's mission is to coordinate and conduct research on the causes of human cancer, the mechanisms of carcinogenesis, and to develop scientific strategies for cancer control. The Agency is involved in both epidemiological and laboratory res...
Title:Some Thyrotropic AgentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:763 pages, 8.75 × 6.34 × 0.68 inPublished:November 1, 2001Publisher:WHO PUBLICATIONSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9283212797

ISBN - 13:9789283212799

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