Adverse health effects in humans exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD).

@article{Pelclova2006AdverseHE,
  title={Adverse health effects in humans exposed to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD).},
  author={Daniela Pelclova and Pavel Urban and Jan Preiss and Edgar Luk{\'a}s and Zdeňka Fenclov{\'a} and Tom{\'a}{\vs} Navr{\'a}til and Zora Dubsk{\'a} and Zdenka Senholdov{\'a}},
  journal={Reviews on environmental health},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          119-38
        }
}
The environmental contaminant 2,3,7,8-tetrachlordibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) belongs to the category of highly toxic, persistent organic pollutants that accumulate in animal fat and plant tissues. Today, background TCDD levels in human fat are showing a decreasing trend. The food chain is the main source of exposure in the human population. TCDD regulates the expression of a wide range of drug-metabolizing enzymes and has an impact on a large number of biological systems. The most pronounced effects… CONTINUE READING
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