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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- A univalent aromatic radical derived from an arene by removal of one hydrogen atom from a carbon atom of the nucleus.

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  • In 1979 a new receptor was discovered, called the aryl hydrocarbon receptor, which binds specifically with dioxin and PCB.
  • Dioxin and PCB bind very tightly with the aryl hydrocarbon receptor and keep it turned on for way too long.
  • AZO COMPOUNDS, organic substances of the type R·N: N·R '(where R = an aryl radical and R' = a substituted alkyl, or aryl radical).
  • The aryl hydrocarbon receptor is found in almost every tissue of the body and it is found far down the evolutionary chain, even in fish. for more
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