methoxychlor


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methoxychlor

[me′thäk·si‚klȯr]
(organic chemistry)
Cl3CCH(C6H4OCH3)2 White, water-insoluble crystals melting at 89°C; used as an insecticide. Also known as DMDT; methoxy DDT.
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Reproductive toxicities of methoxychlor based on estrogenic properties of the compound and its estrogenic metabolite, hydroxyphenyltrichloroethane.
According to the researchers at Washington State University, if someone's great-grandmother was exposed to during pregnancy, like the pesticide methoxychlor, then they will pass it on to their grandchildren in the absence of any continued exposures.
Washington State University researchers say ancestral exposures to the pesticide methoxychlor may lead to adult onset kidney disease, ovarian disease and obesity in future generations.
Group Compound Pyrethroids bifenthrin, lambda-cyhalothrin, cyfluthrin, cypermethrin, esfenvalerate, deltamethrin and fenpropathrin Organochlorines alpha-BHC, beta-BHC, gamma-BHC, delta-BHC, p,p'-DDE, p,p'-DDD, p,p'-DDT, aldrin, gamma-chlordane, alpha-chlordane, dieldrin, endrin, endrin ketone, endosulfan I, endosulfan II, endosulfan sulfate, heptachlor, heptachlor epoxide and methoxychlor Organ ophosphates chlorpyrifos, malathion, tebupirimphos, dichlorvos, diazinon, terbufos Carbamates carbaryl, carbofuran Table 3.
Methoxychlor was found in the highest quantity in all the samples whether it was fish, shrimp or Artemia.
cucurbitae Coquillett from Hawaii developed resistance to DDT and methoxychlor but not to malathion, in the late 1950s and 1960s.
When pregnant rats are exposed to the fungicide vinclozolin and the pesticide methoxychlor, their male offspring produce abnormal sperm (slow swimming, early death).
The 11 pesticides found in the samples were lindane and its isomers ([alpha], [beta] and [delta]-HCH), heptachlor, epoxide heptachlor, aldrin, endosulfan II, endrin, DDD and methoxychlor.
AN INVESTIGATION OF THE MECHANISM OF METHOXYCHLOR IMPACT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THYMOCYTES.
1992; Celestial and McKenney, 1994; Nates-Sergio and McKen-ney, 2000; Cripe et al, 2003; Tuberty and McKenney, 2005; McKenney, 2005); the herbicide Alachlor (Takacs et al, 1988); the pesticides Methoxychlor (Bookhout et al.
Concentrations of selenium, metals (Hg, Cd, and Pb), 20 organochlorine pesticides (HCB, [alpha]-HCH, [gamma]-HCH, aldrin, dieldrin, methoxychlor, mirex, [alpha]- and [beta]-endosulfan, heptachlor, heptachlor epoxide, [gamma]-CHL, cis-CHL, trans-nonachlor, and o,p'- and p,p'-DDD, DDE, DDT), and 24 PCB congeners were within the ranges reported for caribou in Canada.
The 23 other restricted- use pesticide compounds reported in the local Arabic press are: bromadiolone, carbofuran (in liquid form), chlorpyrifos, ethoprophos, carbaryl, chlorothalonil, demeton-s-methyl, diclofop- methyl, dicofol, dimethoate, benomyl, mancozeb, endosulfan, tetradifon, zineb, methomyl, propargite, propoxur, quintozene, simazine, methiocarb, methoxychlor and oxydemethel-methyl.