dioxin

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dioxin

[dī′äk·sən]
(organic chemistry)
A member of a family of highly toxic chlorinated aromatic hydrocarbons; found in a number of chemical products as lipophilic contaminants. Also known as polychlorinated dibenzo-para-dioxin.
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2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)] ligands, can dramatically impact host metabolism and immunity (Angrish et al.
Effect of lactational exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin on the susceptibility to Listeria infection.
2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCCD) affects keratin 1 and keratin 17 gene expression and differentially induces keratinization in hairless mouse skin.
The effect of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) on oxidative enzymes in adipocytes and liver.
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) reverses hyperglycemia in a type II diabetes mellitus rat model by a mechanism unrelated to PPARy.
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin induces apoptosis in neural growth factor (NGF)-differentiated pheochromocytoma PC12 cells.
The stimulation of tumor necrosis factor and inhibition of glucose transport and lipoprotein lipase in adipose cells by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.
Serum 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) levels and thyroid function in Air Force veterans of the Vietnam War.
Modulation of ovarian follicle maturation and effects on apoptotic cell death in holtzman rats exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) in utero and lactationally.
Studies on the cell treatment conditions to elicit lipolytic responses from 3T3-L1 adipocytes to TCDD, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.
Lymphocyte stem cell alterations following perinatal exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.
Induction of cytochrome P4501A1 by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin or indolo(3,2-b)carbazole is associated with oxidative DNA damage.

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