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endrin

(ĕn`drĭn): see insecticidesinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides

The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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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.
Furthermore, typical troublesome compounds such as heptachlor, heptachlor epoxide, dieldrin, endrin and DDT all demonstrated good peak shape and calibration linearity as displayed in Figure 3.
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.