dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane


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Synonyms for dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

an insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans

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From a systems chemical biology perspective, T2D is linked to hormonal changes via 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) (GE layer) and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) (LE layer).
23) Mitotane is a synthetic derivative of the insecticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane used for this purpose.
5) In India, the use of pesticides began in 1948 with the introduction of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) for the control of malaria and benzene hexachloride (BHC) for locusts.
2) When dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) was first identified as an insecticide in 1939, it was lauded as the solution to vector-borne diseases.
polychlorinated biphenyls [PCB] or dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane [DDT]) and, additionally, may bind on its surface biofilms formed by considerable amounts of microorganisms.
Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), an organochlorine insecticide, Aluminium phosphide and malathion are the widely used pesticides to preserve maize, beans and barley.
The reports claimed that the ATK discovered dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), which is commonly used as an insecticide and was banned in Turkey in 1980, and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE), a DDT breakdown product which causes serious damage to the liver after being absorbed by the body, in the former president's remains.
These are Manganese, a chemical present in drinking water, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), chlorpyrifos, tetrachloroethylene (PERC), Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDE) and fluoride, present in toothpaste, which is safe to use except for children below two years of age.
In Pakistan, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) was the most important insecticide used for malaria control in early 1969s.
12] This led directly to the strategy of indoor house spraying used globally when residual insecticides such as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) became available after World War II.
Having never taken organic chemistry, I didn't know and therefore didn't care that pelagic plastic has the peculiar propensity to adsorb hydrophobic, lipophilic, polysyllabic toxins such as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (a.
Global bed bug infestations were common until the 1930s and 40s, when dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) was first used to control insect pests (Usinger, 1966).
Part of the explanation for the risks associated with consuming pier-caught fish in the Los Angeles area are bound up in a history of local industries having discharged large amounts of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) into the ocean off the Southern California coast.
Before long, she was investigating the effects of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) on wildlife.