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  • n. Plural form of toxicant.

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Examples

  • These poisons are used to kill more than 13,000 animals a year, yet only 0.3 percent of the animals killed by Wildlife Services are killed by these toxicants, indicating how these poisons are of limited value to Wildlife Services' program.

    Wayne Pacelle: C Minus: Subpar Score for Obama Administration on Animal Welfare Issues

  • But it may also contribute because the mother has lived longer and hence has accumulated additional environmental toxicants.

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  • But what about an accumulation of environmental toxicants in fathers and pregnant mothers?

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  • Neurological and endocrine systems have demonstrated particular sensitivity to environmental toxicants at certain stages of growth.

    McKay Jenkins, Ph.D.: Pediatricians: Toxics Endanger Kids Health

  • There has also been an explosion of knowledge about special vulnerabilities and differential exposures that children and pregnant women have to environmental toxicants.

    McKay Jenkins, Ph.D.: Pediatricians: Toxics Endanger Kids Health

  • Activation and apoptosis of CD4+ T cells following in vivo exposure to two common environmental toxicants, trichloroacetaldehyde hydrate and trichloroacetic acid.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Dr. Neil Pumford was curious about whether TCE—one of the most common and pervasive toxicants in our air, water, and soil—might be implicated in autoimmune diseases such as lupus.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • In 2000, Gilbert and Pumford and colleagues published two back-to-back groundbreaking studies: they were among the first immunologists and toxicologists to show that low-dose exposure to environmental toxicants could be a potent stimulator of an autoimmune response.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • In the world of autoimmune-disease research, what had been a mere hypothesis—that toxicants can promote autoimmune disease—had become proven fact in their Arkansas lab.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • This makes it less likely that grants involving environmental toxicants will receive a high priority.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

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