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Chemical Diatomaceous Earth

Name Diatomaceous Earth
CAS Type 1 Name Kieselguhr
Equivalent Terms Celite | Celite 545 | Celite 560 | Chromosorb P | Earth, Diatomaceous | Earth, Infusorial | Infusorial Earth | Kieselguhr
CAS Registry Number 61790-53-2
Definition A form of SILICON DIOXIDE composed of skeletons of prehistoric aquatic plants which is used for its ABSORPTION quality, taking up 1.5-4 times its weight in water. The microscopic sharp edges are useful for insect control but can also be an inhalation hazard. It has been used in baked goods and animal feed. Kieselguhr is German for flint + earthy sediment.
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D007692
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1. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Minerals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Silicon Dioxide Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Diatomaceous Earth Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Oxygen Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Oxides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Silicon Dioxide Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Diatomaceous Earth Has associated diseases
3. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Silicon Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Silicon Dioxide Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Diatomaceous Earth Has associated diseases

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Diatomaceous Earth Has associated diseases
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  kieselguhr-polydimethylacrylamide composite