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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.
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benzene hexachloride
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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.
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Any of several chlorine derivatives in which the chlorine atoms are all attached to carbon atoms.
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" BHC cooperated with Pakistan Customs and did not violate any law in Pakistan, the HC facilitated the import of car in good faith and Julian Salisbury was entitled to import a car for his personal use during his stay in Pakistan as a diplomat, he stated further.
Instead, the global private equity firm paid 84 billion won in dividends and reduced its investments in the chicken franchise, even though TRG Korea managing director Gordon Cho said his company would reinvest in BHC if it makes a profit.
"He issued payments and loans to himself and his associates while using the BFFCU to perpetuate the big lie that BHC owned debts to him and the Synergy Entities," companies that Dunning controlled.
Section 4 discusses the equilibrium pricing model and the stylized BHC used in the analysis.
Many economists believe that holding-company banks have better access to external sources of finance through their BHCs. Equity injections into a bank by its parent BHC are often the result of an increase in debt liabilities of the BHC itself--a process known as "double leveraging." In fact, investors create BHCs to take advantage of tax-deductible interest on BHC debt.
They enjoy the satisfaction which arises from the contribution which the BHC makes to the regulation of hallmarking in the UK.
He congratulated BHC Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa for the recovery of missing persons in the province.
The word that comes to mind when reading this book is "comprehensive." I am a practicing BHC, myself, working in the PC setting.
He will serve as a project manager on the BHC RHODES' team and will have an immediate focus on finalization of design plans for customers in Olathe, KS and Blue Springs, MO.
Master-Bilt, manufacturer of premier commercial refrigeration systems for 70 years, proudly introduces their BHC Series, a new line of self-contained bottom mounted ice cream hardening and holding cabinets.
Master-Bilt, a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration systems for 70 years, has introduced the BHC Series, a new line of self-contained bottom-mounted ice cream hardening and holding cabinets.
THE BRITISH High Commission (BHC) yesterday confirmed that security was being upped at its premises close to the Nicosia Central Prisons but said it was not something new.