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The carcinogen hexestrol is a nonsteroidal synthetic estrogen. Metabolic activation of hexestrol to its quinone, which reacts with DNA to form analogous depurinating adducts, may be a primary critical event leading to oncogenic mutations and cancer initiation.
Reduced analogue of diethylstilbestrol.
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|Precautionary statements||P201-P308 + P313|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Eyeshields, full-face particle respirator type N100 (US), Gloves, respirator cartridge type N100 (US), type P1 (EN143) respirator filter, type P3 (EN 143) respirator cartridges|
|Hazard Codes (Europe)||T|
|Risk Statements (Europe)||45|
|Safety Statements (Europe)||53-45|
Damage to cellular DNA is involved in mutagenesis and the development of cancer. The DNA in a human cell undergoes several thousand to a million damaging events per day, generated by both external (e...
BioFiles 2007, 2.4, 20.
Keywords: AGE, Alkylations, Apoptosis, Biochemistry, Cancer, Carcinogens, Catalysis, Clinical, DNA replication, Deaminations, Environmental, Gene expression, Metabolites, Methylations, Mutagens, Oxidations, Polymorphisms, Rearrangements, Recombination, Substitutions, Transcription
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