These molecules contain the N-N=O group (N-nitrosamines): many are carcinogens or suspected carcinogens.
A group of organic compounds with the basic structure NNO, some of which are powerful cancer-causing chemicals.Found on http://www.chemicalglossary.net/definition/1170-Nitrosamines
Chemicals that are thought to be carcinogenic (cause cancer). Used in curing meats, so found in bacon, ham, salami etc.Found on http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/utilities/glossary/index.htm?search=n
<chemical> A class of compounds that contain a -nh2 and a -no radical. Many members of this group have carcinogenic and mutagenic properties. ... Pharmacological action: carcinogens. ... (12 Dec 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Term Pronunciation: nī-trōs′am-ēnz Definitions: 1. Amines substituted by a nitroso (NO) group, usually on a nitrogen atom, to yield N-nitrosamines; can be formed by direct combination of an amine and nitrous acid (can be formed from nitrites in the acidic gastric juice); some are mutagenic and/or carcinogenic. &...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=60552
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