organophosphate pesticide


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organophosphate pesticide

A phosphorus-rich organic compound–eg, parathion, that contain a halide which phosphorylates cholinesterase and irreversibly inhibits its activity Management Atropine, pralidoxime
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A June 2016 study in the journal Human & Experimental Toxicology found that quercetin had protective effects against toxicity induced by a mixture of organophosphate pesticides, which were originally developed as biological warfare agents.
Administration of magnesium to animals poisoned with Organophosphate Pesticides (OP) has been shown to improve outcome.
Organophosphate pesticide metabolite levels in pre-school children in an agricultural community: within- and between-child variability in a longitudinal study.
Toxicity of organophosphate pesticides and synthetic pyrethroid pesticides on Metapenaeus monoceros after 24 h of treatment showing LC50.
During the entire growth period of vegetables and crops especially okra and brinjal, farmers apply a large amount of organophosphate pesticides to get higher yields.
Organophosphate pesticides (OPs) are commonly used in conventional agriculture and whilst considered to be less persistent than the lipophilic and bioaccumulatic organochlorine pesticides they have replaced including DDT and dieldrin, they are associated with a number of negative health effects.
After organochlorine pesticides were found to bioaccumulate and cause ecosystem disturbances, the relative chemical instability and rapid degradation characterizing organophosphate pesticides (OPs) led to their increasing use in the agrochemical industry.
Under laboratory conditions, the use of pesticides as a source of carbon and energy aims to select populations capable of degrading recalcitrant compounds [17, 18]; this strategy has been widely reported in the case of organophosphate pesticides [18, 19].
Exposures of Children to Organophosphate Pesticides and Their Potential Adverse Health Effects, 107 ENVT'L HEALTH PERSPECTIVES 409, 411 (1999), available at http://www.
Organophosphate pesticides are widely used for agriculture, vector control and domestic purposes.
The University of California, Davis fish pathologist exposed 2-month-old chinook salmon for 4 days to either esfenvalerate or chlorpyrifos, an organophosphate pesticide.
The children were stricken after eating a school breakfast contaminated with the organophosphate pesticide methyl parathion.