congener


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Synonyms for congener

something closely resembling or analogous to something else

Synonyms for congener

a minor chemical constituent that gives a wine or liquor its distinctive character

an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)

a whole (a thing or person) of the same kind or category as another

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We also estimated exposures with estrogenic PCB congeners ([SIGMA]7EstrogenicPCBs: congeners 52, 70, 95, 99, 101, 110, and 153), and with PCB-105, an antiestrogenic congener (Cooke et al.
For each individual PCDD, PCDF, and DL-PCB congener, we calculated the BMC (Crump 1995) for thyroid volume and [FT.
To retain unique individual results, liver, adipose, and plasma samples were not pooled within the same treatment group of one congener, but between similar exposure levels of TCDD, PeCDD, 4-PeCDF, and PCB-126 or PCB-118, PCB-156, and PCB-153.
This congener has been found in sediment and in fish and human tissue, including children's brain tissue.
f) Percentage of samples with at least one congener above the limit of detection.
Robust data regarding ongoing congener intake rates were not available, so the elimination rates were first calculated based on net rate of change of the congeners, which reflects both intrinsic elimination rates and unmeasured intake rates, termed "apparent" elimination rates.
2006)], the presence of higher concentrations of this congener in breast milk samples indicates recent exposure of the mothers of our study population, unless continuous exposure sources and habits are assumed.
Comparison of proposed frameworks for grouping polychlorinated biphenyl congener data applied to a case-control pilot study of prostate cancer.
Detection limits varied by congener and sample but represented a minor contribution to total dioxin concentration.
The congener profile showed an entirely different pattern between Kohtla-Jarve oil shale processing, city, and Muuga Port oil terminal samples (Fig.
Such differences in morphology and reproductive patterns between flowering congeners have been argued to facilitate co-existence by reducing or eliminating the competitive advantage of one congener over the other (Brown et al.
This new information demonstrates 2,3,7,8 TCDD, the most toxic dioxin congener and one recognized as a carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, is in fact present on the plant site, a fact previously unknown and unreported, although we reported this congener in the two sediment samples adjacent to the plant outfall in our original report.
The Kornbrust study of DDE and lactation in rodents used pure p, p-DDE, the most prevalent congener but also the least estrogenic one (5).
A third PBDE formulation, based on the fully brominated, or deca, congener known as BDE-209 isn't slated for a phaseout anywhere.