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Synonyms for haloalkane

organic compound in which halogen atoms have been substituted for hydrogen atoms in an alkane

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1992) demonstrated that the potency of skin sensitization for a series of haloalkanes was related to their ability to cross the skin, and their relative alkylating potential once at the site of action.
In animals, both of these cytokines may be affected by exposure to carbon tetrachloride, a haloalkane similar to chloroform, and to phosgene, a metabolite of chloroform (Sciuto et al.