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Is benzene epinephrine?

Is benzene epinephrine?

No: Benzene is a very toxic organic (carbon-based) chemical. Structure here: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/benzene Epinephrine is another name for adrenaline which acts as a hormone and a neurotransmitter in humans and other mammals. Structure here: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/epinephrine Epinephrine includes a "benzene" ring, but the attached groups give it its unique behavior. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Adrenaline (Definition)

Adrenalin(e) / Epinephrine is the hormone produced by the adrenal medulla that speeds and strengths the heart, dilates the airways, and shifts blood flow to the muscles. Often this is in response ...Read more


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What can benzene exposure do?

What can benzene exposure do?

It is a carcinogen: It can cause cancer and other illnesses.It can cause bone marrow failure and aplastic anemia, acute leukemia, meylodysplastic syndrome and chronic myeloid lukemia it has been classified as a carcinogen by us department of health and human services. ...Read more

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What exactly is dinitro chloro benzene used for?

What exactly is dinitro chloro benzene used for?

DNCB: It is a benzene derivative which causes hypersensitivity reaction leading to contact dermatitis. It is used to assess immunocompromised patients & also to treat warts. ...Read more

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Is it true that the interiors of cars emit benzene when hot?

Is it true that the interiors of cars emit benzene when hot?

It may a small amoun: As you know benzene is a natural component of gasoline, and some gas vapours may find its way in the car and with it comes benzene, but amount is very small to be harmful, as mose is passed out of the exaust. ...Read more

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20 minutes of benzene exposure, should I be concerned?

No: Side effects are aused by long term exposure. I assume you did not ingest the benzene product. ...Read more

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Is benzene an additive for diesel fuel?

It is not an addtive: It is not an additive but a natural component of gasoline. ...Read more

Dr. Tia Tortoriello
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Epinephrine (Definition)

Epinephrine is a rhythm control agent which is a ...Read more