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Study Sheds Light on Breakdown of PCBs to Potentially Harmful Metabolites in Humans

Study Sheds Light on Breakdown of PCBs to Potentially Harmful Metabolites in Humans

New research out of the University of Iowa Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center identified specific cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes and underlying mechanisms involved in the breakdown, or metabolism, of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) into compounds that may be more toxic.

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