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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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He said he had received support from the Scottish Government and Strathclyde Police, who had been trying to get British High Commission assistance.
"I have put in a complaint with the British High Commission to see if they can help us."
The British High Commission spokesman said, "I believe the body is now in Nairobi and the procedure is to await the findings of the postmortem."
She further said that British High Commission is aware of the investigation being taken by the provincial government into the allegations of fraud in the areas some projects.
He met with a range of civil society and human rights champions at a reception held at the British High Commission.
Thirty eight-year-old Nasarullah Khan, who has a terminal heart condition, had requested the British High Commission in Islamabad to grant visas to his family so he could meet them one last time and his request has been approved.
Senior officials of the British High Commission, members of academia were also present on the occasion.
The United Kingdom's national carrier, British Airways, will restart flight operations in Pakistan after a decade, said an announcement by the British High Commission.
The British High Commission has issued an alert for an 11-year-old girl from the UK who has been reported missing since Tuesday from the area of Ayios Epiktitos (Catalkoy) in Kyrenia.
In this perspective, the EU and British High Commission had always been committed to supporting the PFSA since its inception under the umbrella of CAPRI.
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