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car·ba·mate

(kar'bă-māt),
1. A salt or ester of carbamic acid forming the basis of urethane hypnotics.
2. A group of cholinesterase-inhibiting insecticides resembling organophosphates, carbaril.
Synonym(s): carbamoate

car·ba·mate

(kahr'bă-māt)
1. A salt or ester of carbamic acid, forming the basis of urethane hypnotics.
See also: physostigmine
2. A class of compounds that reversibly inhibit the enzyme acetylcholinesterase. Some are used as insecticides, others as medicines. One, pyridostigmine, is a preexposure antidotal enhancer (often incorrectly called "pretreatment") against the nerve agent soman; another, physostigmine, is used as an antidote to anticholinergic incapacitating agents.
Synonym(s): carbamoate.

carbamate

a type of insecticide, related to the organophosphates, the first of which (carbaryl) was introduced in 1956.
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These studies lead us to believe that changes in enzymatic level may produce a pathological dysfunction that explains the neuropsychological deficits found after poisoning by cholinesterase inhibitors such as OP compounds and carbamates (Kaufer et al.
Ease of carbamate formation was visually monitored by placing 3 g of adduct, or adduct BnOH mixtures, in 35 mm diameter wells of a 2 x 3 well plate.
Carbamates with differential mechanism of inhibition toward acetylcholinesterase and butyrylcholinesterase.
Before fortification with the carbamates, the pond water was previously subjected to coagulation with polyaluminum chloride and through a filter consisting of polystyrene beads instead of sand, through direct downward filtration.
The combined toxicity-weighted use of OPs and carbamates was associated with decreased Full-Scale IQ, although the unweighted and toxicity-weighted use of carbamates alone was not significantly associated with Full-Scale IQ.
Initially it uses databases to obtain information related to the main properties and characteristics of organochlorine pesticides, organophosphates and Carbamate.
The extensive use of organophosphate (OP) and carbamate pesticides is a concern due to the neurotoxicity properties of the compounds (Gill et al., 2011).
However, from application of a newly-developed qPCR diagnostic it was found that the ACE-1 gene was duplicated in some individuals, with those resistant to carbamate much more likely to have additional, duplicated copies of the resistant ACE-1 allele.
Iesce et al., "Chlorproham and phenisopham: phototransformation and ecotoxicity of carbamates in the aquatic environment," Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 2013.
These bioassays measured the effect of ChE inhibiting insecticides (organophosphorus compounds and carbamates) on the bats' brains.
However, moisture exposure during cure has been shown to hydrolyze the cyanate functional groups forming carbamates and deleteriously affecting the mechanical and thermal performance of the resultant polymer composite.