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endrin

endrin (ĕnˈdrĭn): see insecticides.
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endrin

[′en·drən]
(organic chemistry)
C12H8OCl6 Poisonous, white crystals that are insoluble in water; it is used as a pesticide and is a stereoisomer of dieldrin, another pesticide.
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Trans-nonachlor, o,p,-DDD, p,p'-DDD, endosulfan I, endrin, and methoxychlor were also associated with significantly reduced number of eosinophils by 24-49%, while p,p'-DDT, o,p'-DDE, and p,p'-DDE were related with 9-16% reduction in monocyte count.
Standard OCPs including pp-DDT, ppDDD, pp-DDE, [alpha] HCH, [gamma] HCH, heptachlor, heptachlor epoxide, aldrin, endrin, chlordane, methoxychlor, and HCB were obtained from Sigma-Aldrich (Germany).
Endrin was found in samples from Anglican Hostel (1.21 [+ or -] 0.10) and Gyenyase (6.73 [+ or -] 0.05).
The TIC endrin was detected in only three fish from the NEAO and was thus excluded from PCA analysis.
Os principais pesticidas encontrados foram heptacloro, aldrin, DDT, clordane e endrin. A presenca dos pesticidas foi correlacionada com areas densamente povoadas sendo o uso em programas de saude considerado o maior causador da contaminacao (Araujo et al., 1998).
The banned pesticides included chlordane, a rat poison that affects the nervous system and endrin, an insecticide that causes headache.