All are derived from hexachlorocyclopentadiene and have a similar structure based on two 3-dimensional carbon ring units, one of which is heavily chlorinated. WIth the exception of endosulfan, all are now banned in the US.
Environmental neurotoxin dieldrin induces apoptosis via caspase-3-dependent proteolytic activation of protein kinase C delta (PKCdelta): Implications for neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease.(Research)(Clinical report)
Oct 22, 2008; Authors: Anumantha G Kanthasamy ; Masashi Kitazawa ; Yongjie Yang ; Vellareddy Anantharam ; Arthi Kanthasamy...