tetramethyl lead


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tetramethyl lead

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tetramethyllead

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(Chemistry) chem former names for tetraethyl lead
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In the liver, tetramethyl lead turns into a much more toxic triethyl lead and causes the increase in the amount of lead in the urine.
Similar studies were reported by Wong et al., (1981) and they found that accumulation of tetramethyl lead by rainbow trout which could be due to the lipophilic properties of metallic compounds and were likely to be found partitioned into fish especially in the lipid tissue.
Influence of tetramethyl lead on the proplastids of plant cells.