dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane


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dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

[dī¦klȯr·ō·dī¦fen·əl·trī¦klȯr·ō′e‚thān]
(organic chemistry)
DDT
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Early maturation of gonadotropin-releasing hormone secretion and sexual precocity after exposure of infant female rats to estradiol or dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane.
Dicholorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) is the major degradation product of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), a pesticide that was widely used in the United States and is still in use elsewhere for malaria control.
The ATK discovered dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), which is commonly used as an insecticide and was banned in Turkey in 1980, and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE), a DDT breakdown product that causes serious damage to the liver after being absorbed by the body, in the former president's remains.
The most cost-effective and safe insecticide has been, and in many instances still is, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT).
Lactational exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, and dichloro-diphenyldichloroethylene and infant neurodevelopment: an analysis of the Pregnancy, Infection, and Nutrition Babies Study.
1] The oldest classes of these insecticides are the organochlorines, of which dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is the only approved insecticide, and the organophosphates, which are derived from phosphoric acid.
Among the poisonous substances found in Euzal's remains were dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), which is commonly used as an insecticide and was banned in Turkey in 1980, and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE), which causes heavy damage to the liver after being absorbed by the body.
For example, in a cohort study of pesticide applicators occupationally exposed to dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), mean serum levels of DDT and its metabolite dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) were significantly higher in persons who subsequently developed hypertension than in those who were normotensive (Morgan et al.
The department reportedly discovered dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), which is commonly used as an insecticide and was banned in Turkey in 1980, and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE), a DDT breakdown product which causes serious damage to the liver after being absorbed by the body, in the former president's remains.
dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), as well as several highly chlorinated PCBs, PCDDs, PCDFs] to be most affected by advisory compliance because fish intake was estimated to result in > 50% of the exposure to chemicals possessing these properties.