Chlordecone

Known as: Chlordecone [Chemical/Ingredient], 1,3,4-Metheno-2H-cyclobuta(cd)pentalen-2-one, 1,1a,3,3a,4,5,5,5a,5b,6-decachlorooctahydro-, Decachlorooctahydro-kepone-2-one 
A very stable, colorless, odorless, synthetic chlorinated polycyclic hydrocarbon that is a degradation product of Mirex. Chlordecone has been used as… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE Determining whether environmental estrogens are associated with the risk of prostate cancer may have important… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Chlordecone was applied between 1972 and 1993 in banana fields of the French West Indies. This resulted in long-term pollution of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The rat, mouse and human estrogen receptor (ER) exists as two subtypes, ER alpha and ER beta, which differ in the C-terminal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Estrogenic pesticides such as DDT and chlordecone generate deleterious reproductive effects. An "in culture" bioassay was used to… (More)
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1989
1989
The effect of the pesticide, chlordecone, on murine follicular development was examined. Female CD-1 mice were exposed to… (More)
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Review
1984
Review
1984
The propensity for chlordecone to potentiate hepatotoxicity of CCl4 and some related analogs (CHCl3 and CBrCl3) has been well… (More)
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1982
1982
Previous studies have dealt with the propensity of chlordecone (CD) to potentiate the hepatotoxicity of CCl4. The effect of this… (More)
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1979
1979
The chlorinated insecticide chlordecone (Kepone) interacts with the estrogen receptor system in the rat uterus in vitro and in… (More)
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1978
1978
Industrial overexposure to chlordecone, an organochlorine insecticide, caused tremor in 76 of 148 exposed workers. Chlordecone… (More)
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1978
1978
Industrial workers exposed to the organochlorine pesticide, chlordecone (Kepone), had signs of toxicity in several organs. The… (More)
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