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A toxic white crystalline compound, C16H15Cl3O2, similar to DDT, and used as an insecticide.

[meth- + oxy- + (tri)chlor(oethane), a chemical compound used in pesticides.]
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(Chemistry) an insecticide that is chemically similar to, but less toxic than, DDT
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(məˈθɒk sɪˌklɔr, -ˌkloʊr)

a white crystalline solid, C16H15Cl3O2, used as an insecticide.
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We looked for the following pesticides: alpha-cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4; beta-cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4; gamma-cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4; delta-cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4; heptachlor; 1,4:5,8-dimethanonaphthale; epoxyheptachlor; endosulfan I; p,p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE); dieldrin; endrin; p,p'-DDD; endosulfan II; endrin aldehyde; p,p'-DDD+DDT; endosulfan sulfate; and methoxychlor.
Residues of diazinon coumaphos, Ciodrin, methoxychlor and rotenane in cows' milk from treatments similar to those used for ectoparasite and fly control on dairycattle.
Serum samples were analyzed for the following 24 chemicals: [alpha], [beta], and [gamma]-hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) isomers, hexachlorobenzene (HCB), [alpha] and [gamma]-chlordane, heptachlor epoxide A and B, heptachlor, trans-nonachlor, o,p'-dichlorodiphenyltrichlo roethane (DDT), p,p'-DDT, o,p'-dichlorodiphenylethane (DDE), p,p'-DDE, o,p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane (DDD), p,p'-DDD, endosulfan I, endosulfan II, aldrin, endrin, dieldrin, methoxychlor, mirex, and pentachloroanisole (an environmental metabolite of pentachlorophenol).
2004), and methoxychlor (Hu and Kupfer 2002), as well as two chemicals known to be ER agonists rendered largely inert or unavailable by metabolic processes in vivo, BPA (Kuester and Sipes 2007; Partosch et al.
The equipment operated in the selected ion monitoring mode (SIM) for target compounds--21 OCP related chemicals, from the standard solution Pesticide Mix 1 (AccuStandard, New Haven, USA): hexachlorobenzene (HCB); hexaclorocyclohexane ([alpha], [beta], [delta] and [gamma]-HCH); Cis and Trans-Chlordane; oxychlordane; dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (o,p' and p,p'-DDD, DDE and DDT); [alpha] and [beta]-endosulfan; heptachlor; cis and trans-heptachlor epoxide; methoxychlor and mirex.
The tested OCPs included pp-DDT and its metabolites pp-DDD and pp-DDE; hexachlorohexanes (HCHs) including [alpha] HCH and [gamma] HCH; heptachlor and heptachlor epoxide; aldrin and endrin; chlordane, methoxychlor, and HCB.
Fiskum, "Methoxychlor inhibits brain mitochondrial respiration and increases hydrogen peroxide production and CREB phosphorylation," Toxicological Sciences, vol.
These were [gamma]-HCH, [beta]-HCH, [delta]-HCH, heptachlor, aldrin, [gamma]-chlordane, [alpha]-endosulfan, [beta]-endosulfan, endosulfan sulphate, p,p'-DDE, p,p'-DDD, p, p'-DDT, dieldrin, endrin, and methoxychlor. The levels of OCP residues on soils and water used in vegetable were also assessed.
The disruption of the homeostasis of glutamate and GABA is not only connected to the neurological and psychiatric disorders such Alzheimer's disease [2], schizophrenia [3] and epilepsy [4], but it is also the result of exposure to some toxic substances: methoxychlor [5], 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) [6] and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) [7].
Methoxychlor may cause ovarian follicular atresia and proliferation of the ovarian epithelium in the mouse.
In addition to this, chloropyrifos, HCB and methoxychlor were exceeded in 33%, 88% and 66%, respectively.
A number of reports indicate that bio-activation is a critical step in the in vivo activities of a variety of well-characterized EAS including methoxychlor (MC), dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT), tamoxifen and vinclozolin (Jacobs et al., 2013; Kelce et al., 1997; Reinen and Vermeulen, 2015; Shelby et al., 1996).