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herbicide chemical structure

Glyphosate is a non-selective herbicide used in agriculture for the control of weeds, shrubs, and grasses. One brand name it is sold as is Monsanto's Roundup.[1] It is also used in genetically modified crops.[2][3]

There are many studies indicating glyphosate is dangerous for animals, including humans.[4][5]

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  1. "Glyphosate".
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  3. "Monsanto homepage". Archived from the original on 2009-07-22. Retrieved 2009-08-09.
  4. ""Press release: IARC Monographs Volume 112: evaluation of five organophosphate insecticides and herbicides" (PDF). International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization. March 20, 2015" (PDF).
  5. De Long, Nicole E; Holloway, Alison C (21 March 2017). "Early-life chemical exposures and risk of metabolic syndrome". Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy. 10: 101–109. doi:10.2147/DMSO.S95296. PMC 5370400. PMID 28367067.

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