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

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Furthermore, ahr2-null zebrafish exposed to TCDD do not display a significant increase in slincR; slincR is required for typical tissue-specific expression of sox9b during normal development and is expressed in tissues with sox9b-essential functions, such as the jaw and snout regions, eyes, and brain (Garcia et al.
The TCDD from Uptime Institute are a great value-add for clients operating in a competitive business environment, while reinforcing our focus on providing world-class solutions to all our partners and stakeholders."
ARPE19 cells were treated for 30 min to Dex (100 nM), TCDD (30 nM), or Dex (100 nM) + TCDD (30 nM).
The TCDD also operates some ports across the country which generated slight profits.
The mechanisms underlying decreased epididymal sperm count are unknown; however, we postulate that epididymal function is the key target for the adverse effects of TCDD.
Recent literature indicates that TCDD, which acts primarily by binding to the transcription factor aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) and prolonging its activation, can have both immune-suppressing and immune-promoting effects in humans.
TCDD was a key ingredient of Agent Orange, a herbicide blamed for myriad health problems in US veterans of the Vietnam War and local villagers.
Separation of 2,3,7,8-TCDD molecules from other relatively non-toxic TCDD molecules - There are 22 possible TCDD isomers.
Gastrulae were injected in the perivitelline space[6] with 40 nanoliters of carrier (corn oil) containing concentrations of TCDD to produce doses ranging from 0.004 to 4 pg TCDD per egg.
The POP 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) is the most toxic congener of the dioxin family and is also one of the most potent activators of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) (Barouki et al.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The prosecutor overseeing a corruption case in which officials from Turkish State Railways (TCDD), including the director, were accused of bribery has ordered the destruction of evidence in the investigation, following a decision of non-prosecution last week by the Ankara Chief Prosecutor's Office, the Cumhuriyet daily reported on Monday.
The Turkish State Railways (TCDD) has agreed to assist Ethiopia to restructure its railways, train its staff and engage in technology transfer.Ethiopia, which halted railway transportation in 1997, has asked for assistance from TCDD via the Turkish Cooperation and Development Agency (TA[degrees]KA) in order to reactivate its railways between the capital Addis Ababa and Djibouti.