(2,4-dichlorophenoxy) acetic acid

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(2,4-di·chlor·o·phen·ox·y) a·ce·tic ac·id (2,4-D),

(dē-klōr'ō-fe-nok'sē a-sē'tik as'id),
An herbicide, more toxic to broad-leaved dicotyledonous plants (weeds) than to monocotyledonous ones (grains and grass), used with (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)acetic acid as a constituent of Agent Orange.
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Morphological study of 5-HT neurons and astroglial cells on brain of adult rats perinatal or chronically exposed to 2,4-dichlorophenoxy acetic acid. Neuratoxicology 22:733-741.
Another potential use is combining Nep1 with the herbicides RoundUp (glyphosate) and 2,4-D, or 2,4-dichlorophenoxy acetic acid.