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What does AAF stand for?

AAF stands for 2-acetyl aminofluorene

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68. Farombi EO, Tahnteng JG, Agboola O, Nwankwo JO, Emerole GO. Chemoprevention of 2-acetyl aminofluorene-induced hepatotoxicity and lipid peroxidation in rats by kolaviron—A Garcinia kola seed extract. Food Chem. Toxicol. 2000;38:535–541.
? Sato, S. , Matsushima, T. , Tanaka, N. , Sugimura, T. , Takashima, F. (1973). Hepatic tumours in the guppy (Lebistes reticulatus) induced by aflatoxin B1 dimethylnitrosamine and 2-acetyl aminofluorene. J. Nat. Cancer, 50, 765-778.
2-Acetyl aminofluorene (AAF) is one of the most intensively used model compounds in studying the metabolism and carcinogenesis of arylamides and amines. In a long-term study, Hsu et al. (1997) investigated the effect of sodium nitrite on the tumorigenicity of AAF in Wistar rats fed with AAF and sodium nitrite for 12 weeks. Rats were divided into five groups: group I served as control; group II was treated with 0.