Dinitrophenol


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Sports medicine—Body-building A potent non-selective inhibitor of oxidative phosphorylation, which results in increased metabolism and increased body temperature, and has been used illegally for weight control
Toxicology Any of a family of compounds used in weed control and, at one time, for weight control, which may cause death due to the uncoupling of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation, resulting in increased body temperature, rapid breathing, tachycardia, nausea, flushed skin, cyanosis, collapse, coma; dinitrophenol poisoning causes rapid death or recovery in 24 hours
Management Ice baths, O2, correct fluid and electrolyte imbalances
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A possible reason for this phenomenon is the significant UV-absorptivity of dinitrophenol at [lambda] = 254 nm, which diminishes the part of UV radiation absorbed by ozone for [OH.
The dinitrophenol experiments include this effect in all three treatments and are thus not directly comparable to the entirely aquarium-grown colonies of the feeding manipulation experiments.
What is clear is that when took the dinitrophenol, she did it in relation to her eating disorder and her death was an accidental consequence.
The agency has raised the alarm over the toxic pesticide dinitrophenol, which is also thought to have left a Frenchman critically ill.
Oligonucleotide labeling [biotin, dinitrophenol (DNP)] was done as previously described [16].
The Health Products Regulatory Authority and gardai have launched an investigation into the suspected consumption of a product which contained Dinitrophenol.
The pills were being tested but they are believed to include a quantity of dinitrophenol, also known as DNP.
HCB has been shown to cause circulatory defects common to several other aromatic compounds: toluene, carbaryl, parathion, tolbutamide, dinitrophenol, and 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (4, 5, 6, 7).
The Health Products Regulatory Agency said his death is related to the "suspected consumption" of a product containing Dinitrophenol (DNP), an industrial chemical used in weight-loss aids.
It is believed that the pills she took contained dinitrophenol, known as DNP, an industrial chemical.
5 25 Corn oil Dimethyl formamide 100 1,000 Saline Dinitrophenol 5 25 Saline Diquat 17.
Yes, DNP, or dinitrophenol, was originally used for the manufacture of munitions during the First World War in France.