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Extramural Paper of the Month: Exposure to PCB Mixture Mimicking School Air Linked to Range of Health Effects

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Long-term exposure to polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) mixtures in school air may affect the nervous and immune systems, according to an SRP-funded study in rats. Led by researchers at the University of Iowa SRP Center, the study shows that 45.5 micrograms per cubic meter may be close to the lowest dose in which airborne PCB exposure induces adverse health effects.

Read more in the NIEHS Environmental Factor Newsletter.

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