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benzene

 [ben´zēn]
a liquid hydrocarbon, C6H6, obtained mainly as a byproduct of the destructive distillation of coal, used as a solvent. It is irritant, toxic, and carcinogenic.
benzene hexachloride (BHC) a chlorinated hydrocarbon; one isomer, gamma benzene hexachloride (lindane) is used as an insecticide, to kill lice.

BHC

benzene hexachloride.

BHC

abbr.
benzene hexachloride

BHC

abbreviation for benzene hexachloride.

NKX2-1

A gene on chromosome 14q13 that encodes a transcription factor which binds and activates the promoter of thyroid-specific genes—e.g., for thyroglobulin, thyroperoxidase and thyrotropin receptor. NKX2-1 is crucial in the maintenance of the thyroid differentiation phenotype, and it may play a role in lung development and surfactant homeostasis.

BHC

Any of several chlorine derivatives in which the chlorine atoms are all attached to carbon atoms.

BHC,

γ-BHC see benzene hexachloride.
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Dunning caused BHC's daily receipts, totaling more than $950,000, to be deposited into a BFFCU account in the name of BHC rather than into its operating account held at another financial institution.
When BHC came up with the idea of converting the buildings into seniors' housing, there was some local opposition, based on the fear that the development would undermine local property values.
Most developed countries have banned or restricted the use of organic tin, BHC, DDT and PCB because the chemicals are highly toxic and are readily absorbed by the fatty tissue of animals and humans.
The debt service is currently paid through lease payments by BHC to BOT.
BHC also reported that the results do not include a provision for an April 6, 1999 jury award of damages totalling $7.
Criminal liability cannot be imposed by the government through arbitrary deprivation of life-saving medical care,a the BHC stated, adding that anybody who failed to comprehend that was not supposed to hold public office in the country.
Based on a review of the facts of record, including a review of relevant state statutes, the Board finds that all conditions for an interstate acquisition enumerated in section 3(d) of the BHC Act are met in this case.
a) BHC owned 100% of UPN from the network's 1994 inception through
The combined unrestricted cash and investments of BHC and the Trustees totals approximately $77.
The BHC emphasizes that it is inadmissible for the authorities of an EU member state, which has ratified the 1951 Geneva Convention on the Status of Refugees to deliberately take steps which not only contradict basic asylum and protection principles but also jeopardize the security of the persons who sought protection on its territory.
Those who were present there were: Registrar BHC, Zaheeruddin Kakar, Amanullah Kanrani Advocate, Hadi Shakeel, Baz Muhammad Kakar and others.
There are 11 posts of judges in BHC while 6 are lying vacant since long.