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The authors express gratitude to the Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana for providing financial support. The authors also express thanks to the Principal, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana for granting permission to collect human adipose tissue samples for the present investigation.
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Aulakh, R.S., Bedi, J.S., Gill, J.P.S. et al. Occurrence of DDT and HCH Insecticide Residues in Human Biopsy Adipose Tissues in Punjab, India. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 78, 330–334 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00128-007-9187-6
- Organochlorine Pesticide
- Residue Level
- Organochlorine Pesticide Residue
- Dominant Isomer
- Dayanand Medical College