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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.


benzene hexachloride.


benzene hexachloride


abbreviation for benzene hexachloride.


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.


Any of several chlorine derivatives in which the chlorine atoms are all attached to carbon atoms.


γ-BHC see benzene hexachloride.
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He said he had received support from the Scottish Government and Strathclyde Police, who had been trying to get British High Commission assistance.
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Head of Rule of Law British High Commission Islamabad, UK aid Susan Loughhead addressing the ceremony said agreement of exchange of Cooperation would promote mutual cooperation to upgrade judicial system of both countries by facilitating each other with their experiences and achievements.
The event was attended by the newly awarded scholars from Islamabad, as well as previous Chevening South Asia Journalism Programme scholars, Chevening scholarship alumni, and officials from the British High Commission.
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