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carborundum

a synthetic abrasive manufactured through fusion of high grade silica sand and finely ground carbon in an electric furnace at 2,400 degrees C; has fibrogenic activities comparable to asbestos fibers of similar size and likely to contribute to the pathogenesis of the interstitial lung disease of carborundum workers
Networked: 11 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Berk, Kyle: 1 article (01/2010)
2. Han, Jin: 1 article (01/2010)
3. Baxter, Holly: 1 article (01/2010)
4. Chen, Xinlu: 1 article (01/2010)
5. Zale, Janice: 1 article (01/2010)
6. Equi, Raymie: 1 article (01/2010)
7. Agarwal, Sujata: 1 article (01/2010)
8. Iwai, Kazuro: 1 article (12/2004)
9. Shida, Hisao: 1 article (12/2004)
10. Ostiguy, Gaston: 1 article (12/2004)

Related Diseases

1. Pneumoconiosis
2. Silicosis
3. Pulmonary Fibrosis (Hamman Rich Syndrome)
4. Asbestosis
5. Aberrant Crypt Foci

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. hard metal
2. Silicates
3. Crocidolite Asbestos (Blue Asbestos)
4. Silicon Dioxide (Sand)
5. Quartz
6. Diatomaceous Earth (Kieselguhr)
7. Graphite
8. Glucuronidase
9. Carbon
10. Asbestos

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Microspheres (Microsphere)
2. Debridement