polychlorinated biphenyls


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polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)

Highly toxic synthetic chemicals.

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An approach to evaluation of the effect of bioremediation on biological activity of environmental contaminants: dechlorination of polychlorinated biphenyls.
There was no significant association between polychlorinated biphenyl levels and changes in cycle length or hormone levels.
The researchers collected blood samples from the participants before and after weight loss and compared the concentrations of certain natural hormones and synthetic organochlorines, including 14 polychlorinated biphenyls and 11 pesticides.
and Pharmacia Corporation to investigate and address the serious polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination in Anniston, Ala.
Her lab was already using a surf clam (Spisula solidissima) embryo model to assess how polychlorinated biphenyls affect embryonic neuronal development.
The PIC treaty now regulates 37 agents, including DDT, asbestos, chlordane, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
A new study published today in the science journal Environmental Health Perspectives found that prenatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and dioxins can influence play behaviors that reflect gender differences.
We also found that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), toxaphene, dieldrin, dioxins, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers occurred at higher concentrations in European farm-raised salmon than in farmed salmon from North and South America.
To circumvent that potential pitfall, Zhang and his colleagues are developing iron nanoparticles that tan convert contaminants such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) into harmless chemicals on contact.
The Negative Rating Outlook status reflects continuing concerns surrounding the strength and pace of an earnings recovery relative to Solutia's financial covenants, and the ultimate liability related to the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) contamination litigation in Anniston, Alabama.
The survey found low concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and no evidence of organochlorines such as polychlorinated biphenyls or DDT.