LC50

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LC50 is a scientific term used in toxicology for Lethal Concentration causing 50% mortality in a group of test animals.

Other terms are LC20, which is 20% death in the group of test animals or LD50 which is Lethal Dose causing 50% mortality in a group of test animals.

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  • LD01 - Lethal dose for 1% of the animal test population
  • LD100 - Lethal dose for 100% of the animal test population
  • LDLO - The lowest dose causing lethality
  • TDLO - The lowest dose causing a toxic effect

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