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  • compounds
  • Using 13C will allow us to tell the difference between the benzene and the compounds it changes to in the body that come from our experiment compared to what is present in your body from other sources. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Exposure
  • The research is to evaluate benzene metabolism after exposure at levels that can be found in the environment, such as the higher end concentrations in the air inside cars and buses while being driven in heavy traffic and inside private and public parking garages. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In addition to just benzene exposure on some days the subject is also be exposed to methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE), another component of gasoline, to take an iron supplement pill and/or to take vitamins C and E pills. (clinicaltrials.gov)