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What does 24-D stand for?

24-D stands for 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid


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The medium used throughout this study was MS (Murashige and Skoog, 1962) basal medium, supplemented with various hormones such as Naphthaleneacetic Acid (NAA), 6-Benzylaminopurine (BAP), and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), Thidiazuron (TDZ) and etc.
Both sides are claiming victory in a settlement regarding Quebec's ban on the cosmetic use of pesticides containing the chemical 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D).
Genotoxicity of the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4D):Higher plants as monitoring systems, American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 3(3): 452-459.
But the downside of using such chemicals is that they can poison people and pets as well as backyard wildlife: "Common insecticide ingredients such as 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), atrazine and dicamba have been shown to harm mouse embryos at times equivalent to the first week after conception in humans," says Erica Glasener of The Green Guide.
The goal of our experiment is to study the effect of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and 2-methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (MCPA) on the FGF induced proliferation of human lung fibroblasts.
The 10 materials targeted are lead; formaldehyde; trichloroethylene; perchloroethylene; dioxins and furans; hexavalent chromium; organophosphate pesticides; polybrominated diphenyl ethers; di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, also called DEHP; and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, all of which have been linked to health concerns over environmental exposure.
Skin from chronically drunk rodents transmitted two to five times as much paraquat, atrazine, and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) as did the skin of sober animals.
Malathion, released in 21 events, was the most commonly released substance; 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) was the second most common (8 events).

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