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any of several toxic or carcinogenic hydrocarbons that occur as impurities in herbicides

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Identification of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor target gene TiPARP as a mediator of suppression of hepatic gluconeogenesis by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin and of nicotinamide as a corrective agent for this effect.
Persistent suppression of delayed-type hypersensitivity in adult F344 rats after perinatal exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.
In utero exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin causes accelerated terminal differentiation in fetal mouse skin.
2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin induced alterations in protein phosphorylation in guinea pig adipose tissue.
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) alters pancreatic membrane tyrosine phosphorylation following acute treatment.
OBJECTIVES: We investigated the action of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) on acetylcholinesterase (AChE), a key enzyme in cholinergic neurotransmission.
The relevance of fat content in toxicity of lipophilic chemicals to terrestrial animals with special reference to dieldrin and 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD).
Mortality rates among trichlorophenol workers with exposure to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.
Toxicity of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin in the developing male Wistar(Han) rat.
Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs), dibenzofurans (PCDFs), and biphenyls (PCBs) constitute a group of widespread and persistent organic pollutants with 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD, dioxin) being the most toxic member of this group (Birnbaum 1994b, 1995a, 1995b).
POPs include dioxins and furans--with 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) being the most potent of these and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
METHODS: Using human multipotent adipose-derived stem cells, we carried out large-scale gene expression analysis to identify the major pathways modified by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD), polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener 126 (PCB-126), and PCB-153 and to evaluate their toxic effects.
PCBs are structurally related to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD, or "dioxin"), and depending on their particular chlorine substitution pattern, some congeners may produce health effects similar to TCDD (i.
Hypertension, cardiac hypertrophy, and impaired vascular relaxation induced by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin are associated with increased superoxide.
Resultsof a two-year chronic toxicity and oncogenicity study of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin in rats.
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