dibenzofuran

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dibenzofuran

(daɪˌbɛnzəʊˈfjʊəræn)
n
(Chemistry) chem an organic compound (C12H8O) composed of two benzene rings fused to a central furan ring
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The purpose of this contract is to supply 3 types of consumables necessary for the quantitative and individual analysis of dioxins and dioxin-like compounds recognized by the world health organization (7 compounds dibenzo-para-dioxins, 10 compounds dibenzofurans and 12 polychlorobyphenyl compounds substituted at positions iupac 2, 3, 7 and 8) in food, animal feed, animal and human tissues.
Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and dioxin-like PCBs in commercialized food products from Colombia.
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Characterization of placental transfer of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in normal pregnancy.
Some of these pollutants include adrin, polychlorinated biphenyls (PBCs), chlordane, dieldrin, polychlorinated dibenzofurans, toxaphene [2].
Controlling the FDR at 0.1, notable positive associations were for 1,4-dioxane, bromoform, dibenzofurans, glycol ethers, methyl ferf-butyl ether (MTBE), and propionaldehyde; whereas 1,4- dichlorobenzene, 4,4'-methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), benzidine, and ethyl carbamate (urethane) were inversely associated with an ASD diagnosis.
Hamada, Dibenzofurans from the Cultured Lichen Mycobionts of Lecanora cinereocarnea, Phytochemistry, 58, 1129 (2001).
In lichens, the acetate-polymalonate route yields phenolic compounds (depsides, depsidones, quinones, anthraquinones, xanthones, dibenzofurans, usnic acids, and other products).
Lichen phenolics are mainly monocyclic phenols, depsides, depsidones, dibenzofurans, derived through the acetyl-polymalonly pathway, with mainly orsellinic acid as the basic unit in the biosynthesis.
Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in polar bear, penguin and south polar skua.
Non-ortho and mono-ortho substituted chlorobiphenyl and chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans in marine and freshwater fish and shellfish from the Netherlands.
(2014) Serum levels of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans and polychlorinated biphenyls in a population living in the Naples area, southern Italy.