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Unformatted text preview: How does alpha-thujone work? Blocks the GABA receptor, so chloride does not come into the neuron. Chloride inhibits the neuron. By stopping chloride, a-thujone acts as a stimulant. Are there insecticides that do the same thing? Yes, many act the same way. For example, fipronil, endosulfan, and lindane What are some toxic impurities that can be found in liquor? Methanol (can make you blind), formaldehyde How many chemicals can be in a perfume? Up to 600. If you wanted to, could you look up the ingredients in your average perfume? No, these are considered “trade secrets”. The company does not release what is in the perfume. Have most of the chemicals in a perfume been tested for toxicity? No....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2011 for the course MATH 16B taught by Professor Sarason during the Spring '06 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '06