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  DDE



DDE

   An organochlorine pesticide, it is the ethylene metabolite of DDT.

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Metabolite
In the body, a substance that is produced by the body's own chemistries.

DDT
A polychlorinated pesticide that is resistant to destruction by light and oxidation. Its unusual stability has resulted in difficulties in residue removal from water, soil, and foodstuffs. This substance may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen: Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP-85-002, 1985). (From Merck Index, 11th ed)



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An imagined sequence of events or mental images, e.g., daydreams.

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Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.

Daycare Centers, Child
Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.

Daycare Center, Child
Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.

DdsI Endonuclease
One of the Type II site-specific deoxyribonucleases (EC 3.1.21.4). It recognizes and cleaves the sequence G/GATCC at the slash. BamHI is from Bacillus amyloliquefaciens N. Numerous isoschizomers have been identified. EC 3.1.21.-.

DDE

DDD
An organochlorine insecticide that is slightly irritating to the skin. (From Merck Index, 11th ed, p482)

DDBJ
DATABASES containing information about NUCLEIC ACIDS such as BASE SEQUENCE; SNPS (POLYMORPHISM, SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE); NUCLEIC ACID CONFORMATION; and other properties. Information about the DNA fragments kept in a GENE LIBRARY or GENOMIC LIBRARY is often maintained in DNA databases.

DD234
A muscarinic antagonist used to study binding characteristics of muscarinic cholinergic receptors.

DDAVP
A synthetic analog of the pituitary hormone, ARGIPRESSIN. Its action is mediated by the vasopressin receptor V2. It has prolonged antidiuretic activity, but little pressor effects. It also modulates levels of circulating FACTOR VIII and VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR.

DD-234
A muscarinic antagonist used to study binding characteristics of muscarinic cholinergic receptors.

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