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).
Organic arsenicals were used for years to eradicate nutsedge, but they were not totally effective and could be phytotoxic to the turf.
More recently, inorganic forms have been replaced by organic arsenicals, such as disodium methylarsenate and cacodylic acid.
Specifically, rice, wine, juices, and cereals contribute to iAs exposure, and rice can also contribute to DMA exposure, whereas seafood contributes to low-toxicity organic arsenicals (Davis et al.
Safety and toxicity of dietary organic arsenicals relative to performance of young turkeys: 4.

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