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parathion

 [par″ah-thi´on]
an organophosphate agricultural insecticide, highly toxic to humans and other animals and the cause of many accidental poisonings.

par·a·thi·on

(par'ă-thī'on),
An organic phosphate insecticide, highly toxic to animals and humans, which is an irreversible inhibitor of cholinesterases.

parathion

(păr′ə-thī′ŏn)
n.
A poisonous yellowish liquid organophosphate compound, C10H14NO5PS, used as an insecticide. Its use in the United States is highly restricted.

parathion

 Toxicology An acetyl-cholinesterase-inhibiting organophosphate insecticide and neurotoxin; acute intoxication is characterized by nicotinic and muscarinic effects which, when severe, may cause rapid respiratory failure; chronic intoxication may cause demyelinating neuropathy and axonal degeneration Treatment Atropine. See Organophosphate poisoning.

par·a·thi·on

(par'ă-thī'on)
An organic phosphate insecticide, highly toxic to animals and humans, which is an irreversible inhibitor of cholinesterases.

parathion

A highly poisonous organophosphorous, cholinesterase inhibitor, agricultural insecticide. See also ORGANOPHOSPHOROUS POISONING.
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It was revealed that retention time of pesticide (methyl parathion) was at 3.5 min which was also correlated with spiked sample.
Yushupujiang, "Development of a novel optical biosensor for detection of organophoshorus pesticides based on methyl parathion hydrolase immobilized by metal-chelate affinity," Sensors, vol.
Biodegradation of methyl parathion and p-nitrophenol: evidence for the presence of a p-nitrophenol 2- hydroxylase in a Gram-negative Serratia sp.
Pesticides Atrazine Methyl Parathion Pollutants category Triazine Organopho sphate Herbicide Insecticide Chemical formula [C.sub.8][H.sub.14] [C.sub.8][H.sub.10] Cl[N.sub.5] N[O.sub.5]PS Molecular weight g/mol 215.69 263.21 Solubility (mg/L) 33 50 Half-life (days) 25 30 pH -- -- Temperature 25 28 ([degrees]C) Reference [11] [18] Pesticides Picloram Chlorpyrifos Pollutants category Pyridinecarboxylic Organophosphate acid Herbicide Insecticide Chemical formula [C.sub.6][H.sub.3] [C.sub.9][H.sub.11] [Cl.sub.3] [O.sub.3] [N.sub.2][O.sub.2] N[O.sub.3]PS Molecular weight g/mol 241.46 350.59 Solubility (mg/L) 430 1.4 Half-life (days) 69.8 256 pH 7 6.7 Temperature 10-30 -- ([degrees]C) Reference [21] [27] Table 2.
The results showed that administration of methyl parathion Chicken orally causes disturbances of body functions.
For linearity study, bean samples were spiked with standard solutions of the analytes: diazinon (0.24-8.56 [micro]g [g.sup.-1]), ethion (0.86-13.67 [micro]g [g.sup.-1]), fenitrothion (0.56 [micro]g [g.sup.-1], internal standard), malathion (0.52-18.87 pg [g.sup.-1]), methyl parathion (0.23-8.14 [micro]g [g.sup.-1]) and methyl pirimiphos (0.28-10.25 [micro]g [g.sup.-1]).
Rafael, "Sister chromatid exchanges induced by the organophosphorus insecticides methyl parathion, dimethoate, phoxim and methyl Azinfos in cultured human lymphocytes," Contaminacion Ambiental, vol.
LIQUID CULTURE FOR ISOLATING MICROORGANISMS WITH POTENTIAL TO DEGRADE METHYL PARATHION FROM AGRICULTURAL SOILS AND ORGANIC WASTE *
P2.13 EFFECT OF METHYL PARATHION EXPOSURE ON ANTIOXIDANT EXPRESSION LEVELS IN HUMAN LIVER CARCINOMA CELLS
Some of the main agricultural products are Parathion, Methyl parathion, chlorpyriphos, Malathion, Monochrotophos, and Dimethoate.
In 2010, Cheminova will discontinue the production of insecticide methyl parathion in Brazil and of the insecticide DDVP in India.