phenols

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phenols (fēˑ·nlz),

n.pl aromatic compounds found in some essential oils; possess strong antiseptic and antibacterial properties and also act as nerve stimulants and immunostimulants; can cause hepatotoxicity and irritate the skin.
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A recent research article showed that with mice, regular exercise was associated with increased abundance, biodiversity, and composition of the gut microbiota, and these microbiotas were more resistant to changes when exposed to polychlorinated biphenols (PCBs) than in the nonexercised mice.
Phenylphenols, biphenols, bisphenol-A and 4-tert-octylphenol exhibit alpha and beta estrogen activities and antiandrogen activity in reporter cell lines.
THE DIRTY DOZEN: aldrin mirex chlordane toxaphene DDT polychlorinated dieldrin biphenols (PCBs) endrin hexachlorobenzene heptachlor dioxins furans
The studies on magnolia alone seem to indicate that compounds known as biphenols, including honokiol and magnolol, which are the main active constituents, bind to and activate GABA receptors in the brain," he explained.
Chlorinated phenols, biphenols, and even dioxins are also completely oxidized yielding C[O.
The sample test also found high levels of polychlorinated biphenols (PCBs).
Most recently, concerns that have been highly publicized include high mercury content in swordfish and tuna, polychlorinated biphenols (PCBs) in fatty fish such as bluefish and striped bass, contamination by heavy metals, hepatitis virus in shellfish taken from polluted waters, as well as outbreaks of food poisoning from food-borne disease organisms such as Salmonella.
Contaminants of concern include heavy metals, phenols, polychorinated biphenols (PCBs), pesticides, and petroleum hydrocarbons.
Polychlorinated biphenols (PCBs), once used in electrical equipment, plasticizers, and adhesives, have now contaminated our fish, meats, and dairy products.
Phenylphenols, biphenols, bisphenol-A and 4-tert-octylphenol exhibit [alpha] and [beta] estrogen activities and antiandrogen activity in reporter cell lines.
Organochlorine compounds such as dioxin and polychlorinated biphenols (PCBs) contaminate our food and water, and women are exposed to low doses on a daily basis.