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RGD ID: 1343181
Species: Homo sapiens
RGD Object: Gene
Symbol: UGT8
Name: UDP glycosyltransferase 8
Acc ID: CHEBI:5692
Term: hexachlorobenzene
Definition: A member of the class of chlorobenzenes that is benzene in which all of the hydrogens are replaced by chlorines. An agricultural fungicide introduced in the mid-1940s and formerly used as a seed treatment, its use has been banned since 1984 under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
Chemical ID: MESH:D006581
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving additional chemicals and/or gene products.
QualifierEvidenceWithReferenceSourceNotesOriginal Reference(s)
increases expressionISORGD:39386480464CTDHexachlorobenzene results in increased expression of UGT8 mRNA

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