dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane


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Synonyms for dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

an insecticide that is also toxic to animals and humans

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The equipment operated in the selected ion monitoring mode (SIM) for target compounds--21 OCP related chemicals, from the standard solution Pesticide Mix 1 (AccuStandard, New Haven, USA): hexachlorobenzene (HCB); hexaclorocyclohexane ([alpha], [beta], [delta] and [gamma]-HCH); Cis and Trans-Chlordane; oxychlordane; dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (o,p' and p,p'-DDD, DDE and DDT); [alpha] and [beta]-endosulfan; heptachlor; cis and trans-heptachlor epoxide; methoxychlor and mirex.
and Manonmani H.K., Aerobic degradation of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) by Serratiamarcescens DT-1P.
POPs also include pesticides such as methoxychlor, chlorpyrifos, and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT).
There was a dramatic drop in bed bug infestation in the 1950s due to the development of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), but the country has seen a resurgence since the 1990s (Thomas, Wrobel, & Brown, 2013).
Environmental chemicals, such as the pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane or bisphenol A (BPA), may trigger obesity.
Scientists evaluating 86 Alzheimer's disease patients and 79 controls found that serum levels of dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE)--a metabolite of the pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT)--were 3.8-fold higher in Alzheimer's disease patients.
Computational systems biology studies have shown up links between chemicals and diseases such as between the pesticide dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and type II diabetes (Audouze and Grandjean, 2011), and between persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and metabolic diseases (Ruiz et al., 2016).
Among the many controversial products Monsanto has marketed since then are Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH), and Aspartame (an artificial sweetener).
Additional compounds that are suspected as endocrine disruptors are DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane), Bisphenol-A and phthalates.
Blanchfield says there is even DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) out in the county even though that common pesticide was banned in 1972.
(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.