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Hexachlorobenzene Triggers Apoptosis in Rat Thyroid Follicular Cells

An Updated Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model for Hexachlorobenzene: Incorporation of Pathophysiological States following Partial Hepatectomy and Hexachlorobenzene Treatment

Concurrent hexachlorobenzene and chloroethene transformation by endogenous dechlorinating microorganisms in the Ebro River sediment

Sexual Dimorphism in the Regulation of Liver Connexin32 Transcription in Hexachlorobenzene-Treated Rats

Hexachlorobenzene-induced Immunopathology in Brown Norway Rats is Partly Mediated by T Cells

Decreased gap junctional intercellular communication in hexachlorobenzene-induced gender-specific hepatic tumor formation in the rat

Testing of p-dichlorobenzene and hexachlorobenzene for their ability to induce DNA damage and micronucleus formation in primary cultures of rat and human hepatocytes

Involvement of the Integrin-Linked Kinase Pathway in Hexachlorobenzene-Induced Gender-Specific Rat Hepatocarcinogenesis

Hexachlorobenzene Is a Tumor Co-carcinogen and Induces Alterations in Insulin-Growth Factors Signaling Pathway in the Rat Mammary Gland

Reactive Oxygen Species and Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase 1/2 Mediate Hexachlorobenzene-Induced Cell Death in FRTL-5 Rat Thyroid Cells

Hexachlorobenzene-Induced Early Changes in Ornithine Decarboxylase and Protein Tyrosine Kinase Activities, Polyamines and c-Myc, c-Fos and c-Jun Proto-Oncogenes in Rat Liver

Comparative Hepatocarcinogenicity of Hexachlorobenzene, Pentachlorobenzene, 1,2,4,5-Tetrachlorobenzene, and 1,4-Dichlorobenzene: Application of a Medium-Term Liver Focus Bioassay and Molecular and Cellular Indices

Activation of c-Src/HER1/STAT5b and HER1/ERK1/2 Signaling Pathways and Cell Migration by Hexachlorobenzene in MDA-MB-231 Human Breast Cancer Cell Line


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A colourless crystalline compound, C6Cl6; m.p. 227°C. It is made by the chlorination of benzene with an iron(III) chloride catalyst or by treating hexachlorocyclohexane with chlorine in hexachloroethane. It is used to preserve wood and dress seeds, and in the manufacture of hexafluorobenzene.

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