About 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid is an herbicide with irritant effects on the eye and the gastrointestinal system.

2, 4-D is a member of the phenoxy family of herbicides, which include; 2, 4-D is a synthetic auxin, which is a class of plant hormones. It is absorbed through the leaves and is translocated to the meristems of the plant. Uncontrolled, unsustainable growth ensues, causing stem curl-over, leaf withering, and eventual plant death. 2, 4-D is typically applied as an amine salt, but more potent ester versions exist as well. 2, 4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (usually referred to by its abbreviation, 2, 4-D) is a common systemic pesticide/herbicide used in the control of broadleaf weeds. It is one of the most widely used herbicide in the world, and the third most commonly used in North America. 2, 4-D is a synthetic auxin (plant hormone), and as such, it is often used in laboratories for plant research and as a supplement in plant cell culture media such as MS medium. It was a major ingredient in Agent Orange alongside its chemically similar relative, 2, 4, 5-T (2, 4, 5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid).

Source: Human Metabolome Database (HMDB)
Record Name: 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid
URL: http://www.hmdb.ca/metabolites/HMDB0041797
Description: The Human Metabolome Database (HMDB) is a freely available electronic database containing detailed information about small molecule metabolites found in the human body.

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Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid molecule

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