arsenical

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arsenical

[ar′sen·ə·kəl]
(chemistry)
Pertaining to arsenic.
A compound that contains arsenic.
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Thus, trivalent organic arsenicals are not the transitory intermediates previously believed, although their stability is an issue.
To address the above hypothesis, we examined the effects of subchronic inorganic and organic arsenical exposure on the Tg.
Bioassays have been reported that show DMAA (cacodylic acid), typical of organic arsenicals, induced cancer of the urinary bladder in rodents, a site concordant with that seen in humans (28), and DMAA also promoted tumors of the urinary bladder as well as of several other organs: kidney, lung, liver, skin (fibrosarcomas), and thyroid glands in rats (30-33).
It is important to discern how much of the total arsenic measurement is due to intake of inorganic arsenic because organic arsenicals, mostly found in seafood, are generally considered to be of little toxicological significance.
It is important to note that these forms can chemically interchange, especially in the environment, so the continued use of organic arsenicals in animal feed and pesticides is still a major concern.
NAVAS-ACIEN: As a public health risk, when we talk and think about arsenic we are referring to inorganic arsenic, and there is another kind of arsenic that is called organic arsenic, or organic arsenicals, and those forms of arsenic are mostly found in seafood.
As with ZIO-101/102 and the other licensed organic arsenicals, ZIO-201 and the IPM analogs are a product family offering multiple registration paths and commercialization alternatives-what we like to call multiple and timely shots on goal.

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