Cytotoxic effects of the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid in HepG2 cells.

@article{Tuschl2003CytotoxicEO,
  title={Cytotoxic effects of the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid in HepG2 cells.},
  author={Helga Tuschl and Caroline Schwab},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={385-93}
}
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and its derivatives are herbicides widely used to control the growth of broadleaf and woody plants. Although 2,4-D is well known to be moderately toxic, little information is available on the mechanisms of its toxicity. Results on carcinogenicity, genotoxicity and mutagenicity are contradictory, but neurotoxic… CONTINUE READING