Author(s): Manabe S, Tohyama K, Wada O, Aramaki T
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Abstract A carcinogenic heterocyclic amine, 2-amino-1-methyl-6-phenylimidazo[4,5-b]pyridine (PhIP), was measured in condensate of cigarette mainstream smoke by HPLC. PhIP was detected in all brands of filter-tipped cigarettes analyzed. The mean level of PhIP in the cigarette mainstream smoke was 16.4 ng/cig.
This article was published in Carcinogenesis
and referenced in Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open Access