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Zone

1. See: Free trade zone.

2. In marketing, an area that a single sales representative or team of sales representatives are assigned to cover. A sales representative whose zone is, for example, Oklahoma, is not allowed to try to sell products in Texas and vice versa. This helps prevents sales reps from competing with each other for commissions.
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ATZ and EtOH treatment data were compared with water control, and [EE.
ATZ affected a sex difference in srd5beta activity.
This study supports the theory that environmentally relevant ATZ exposure in outdoor mesocosms affects both amphibian gonadal differentiation and metamorphosis.
In our experiments, ATZ exposures led co a female-biased sex ratio, as the nominal 1.
Many attempts have been made to investigate possible estrogenic mechanisms of ATZ action in several vertebrate models.
However, it is important to note that the measurement of ATZ or AM in urine would be the only unequivocal indication that a person was exposed to ATZ and not an environmental degradate.
Occupational or lower-level acute exposures, perhaps after ATZ use on lawns, are probably more likely to be direct exposures to ATZ and lesser exposures to the degradation products.
Our data demonstrate that we likely will need to measure most or all metabolites of ATZ to accurately assess ATZ-related exposures.
Although we found detectable concentrations of ATZ metabolites in most of the urine samples tested, we are uncertain what, if any, health effects result from these levels of exposure.
Our newer data are more in line with exposures we might expect to see based upon ATZ use and environmental persistence.