"Benzene" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
Toxic, volatile, flammable liquid hydrocarbon byproduct of coal distillation. It is used as an industrial solvent in paints, varnishes, lacquer thinners, gasoline, etc. Benzene causes central nervous system damage acutely and bone marrow damage chronically and is carcinogenic. It was formerly used as parasiticide.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Benzene" by people in this website by year, and whether "Benzene" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 1163 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 88 publications in 2014
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