ddtmalariaclusterfuckmeintheasswithapineconeholyshitimtiredjustinneedstofinishwithchristina

Ddtmalariaclusterfuckmeintheasswithapineconeholyshitimtiredjustinneedstofinishwithchristina

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Peter Schnelle A40321951 Malaria, while no longer getting much attention is one of the biggest killers on our  planet today. This issue is made further complex by the fact that the single most  effective eradicator of the disease, and insecticide called DDT, is banned in many  countries because of its inherent environmental hazards. While the human toll is large,  our efforts must be focused on finding an alternative to DDT that does not have such a  negative effect on so many species. DDT (Dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane), a member of the chlorinated  hydrocarbon group, was first synthesized in 1874, however was not recognized as an  effective pesticide until 1939. It was in the same time period of World War II that the  United States started producing DDT in massive quantities. All of this DDT went both to  domestic agriculture and prevention of insect-borne diseases in the United States and  internationally. Across the globe, the United Nations lead the way in the fight against  malaria and other vectored diseases such as typhoid, spraying large amounts in  developing countries with high rates of success. Some of the traits that made DDT such a popular pesticide were also some of the  traits that made it seem too good to be true. DDT has a very high lipid solubility and a  very low water solubility, which mean that it is almost entirely absorbed and retained in  the fatty tissues of animals until, in the case of robins, it builds up to a toxic level 
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Peter Schnelle A40321951 (INCHEM). DDT can also remain in soils for long periods of time because it does not  break down due to water. Malaria is a disease caused by protozoan parasites. The symptoms of malaria 
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2009 for the course ISB 201L taught by Professor Fritz during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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