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atrazine

Toxicology A nonphytoestrogenic herbicide. See Phytoestrogen.

atrazine

a triazine herbicide; it is not poisonous at levels of intake likely to be encountered in agriculture.
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According to the Atrazine Health and Safety Guide published by the World Health Organization (1990), cardiac toxicity was observed in dogs after long-term oral administration of atrazine and studies on rats have shown that atrazine and its metabolites bind effectively to red blood cells and to the tissues of some of the major organs.
For identification and quantitative determination of fipronil and atrazine, a high-performance liquid chromatography HPLC (Varian, model 920-LC) operating with a diode array detector (DAD; [micro]=220nm) was used.
Furthermore, this level should be applied as the limit of determination for atrazine in products of plant origin because of no evidence to show European health risk.
Response to "Comment on 'Effects of Atrazine on Estrogen Receptor [alpha]- and G Protein-Coupled Receptor 30-Mediated Signaling and Proliferation in Cancer Cells and Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts'"
Effects of Atrazine on Blood Glucose Level and Antioxidants in Testis of Normal and Diabetic Rats.
As shown in Fig 2, atrazine application alone had no significant effect on redroot pigweed density, but nicosulfuron application alone and in mixture of different adjuvants (Volck oil, ammonium sulfate, ammonium nitrate, and situgate) decreased weed density 17.
On the other hand, atrazine presents the action of cysteine and glutathione compounds in the conjugation process of this hexogen compound as well as hydroxylation caused by heme protein cytochrome P-450 (Maracci et al.
Atrazine is considered to be lethal to invertebrates at concentrations ranging from 6-22 mg/L (Mayer et al.
Agricultural chemicals company Syngenta AG (SIX:SYNN) (NYSE:SYT) said today that it has agreed to settle litigation related to the herbicide atrazine for USD105m, in order to end the business uncertainty and expense of protracted legal proceedings.