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Pentachlorophenol (Sodium Pentachlorophenate) Summary

Description: An insecticide and herbicide that has also been used as a wood preservative. Pentachlorphenol is a widespread environmental pollutant. Both chronic and acute pentachlorophenol poisoning are medical concerns. The range of its biological actions is still being actively explored, but it is clearly a potent enzyme inhibitor and has been used as such as an experimental tool.

Also Known As: Sodium Pentachlorophenate; Pentachlorophenate, Sodium; Phenol, pentachloro-

Networked: 134 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 20 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Pentachlorophenol is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 7 studies in 23 results
  2. Poisoning : 2 studies in 25 results
  3. Anoxia (Hypoxia) : 2 studies in 4 results
  4. Schistosomiasis (Bilharziasis) : 1 study in 16 results
  5. Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Hepatoma) : 1 study in 5 results
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Drugs Related to Pentachlorophenol

  1. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  2. Dioxins
  3. Lindane (gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane)
  4. DDT
  5. Chlorinated Hydrocarbons
  6. Chlordan (Chlordane)
  7. Copper Sulfate (Sulfate, Copper)
  8. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)
  9. Heptachlor
  10. oxychlordane
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Therapies Related to Pentachlorophenol

  1. Oral Administration
  2. Electrodes (Electrode)

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