dinitrophenol

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dinitrophenol

(daɪˌnaɪtrəʊˈfiːnɒl)
n
a toxic yellow crystalline compound used in biochemical research and industrially in the production of dyes, photographic developers, etc
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Effect of Huanglianjiedu Tang on fever in rats induced by 2, 4-dinitrophenol. J Tradit Chin Med 33, 492-499.
Akhter et al., "Preconditioning of mesenchymal stem cells with 2, 4-dinitrophenol improves cardiac function in infarcted rats," Life Sciences, vol.
It is illegal to sell 2, 4-dinitrophenol - known as DNP - as a slimming drug but the Government has been struggling to clamp down on online sellers who disguise it so it cannot be spotted by customs.