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KENNAWAY, Sir Ernest Laurence

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The formation of a cancer-producing substance from isoprene (2-methyl-butadiene).

J. Path. Bact., 27, 233-38, 1924.

Kennaway produced carcinogenic tars by submitting acetylene or isoprene to high temperatures in an atmosphere of hydrogen, thus proving that some carcinogens are pure hydrocarbons.