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a moderately toxic chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticide, formerly widely used but now banned in the United States except for a few specialized purposes because its extremely long half-life causes ecological damage.
Abbreviation for dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane.
A contact insecticide, C14H9Cl5, occurring as colorless crystals or a whitish powder, toxic to humans and animals when swallowed or absorbed through the skin. Most uses have been banned in the United States since 1972.
DDTA gene on chromosome 22q11.23 that encodes an enzyme belonging to the MIF family which converts D-dopachrome into 5,6-dihydroxyindole.
DDTDichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane Environment A highly hepatotoxic and potentially neurotoxic insecticide that accumulates in fat; DDT is non-biodegradable and concentrates up the food chain. See Pesticide.
Abbreviation for dichloro-diphenyl- trichloroethane.