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organophosphorus

 [or″gah-no-fos´fah-rus]
a compound containing phosphorus bound to an organic molecule. Some are used as insecticides and others are nerve gases; they are highly toxic acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.
organophosphorus compound poisoning poisoning by excessive exposure to an organophosphorus compound; there are usually neurologic symptoms such as axonopathy and paralysis, and it often ends fatally.

organophosphorus

[or′gäno-fos′färus]
a compound containing phosphorus bound to an organic molecule. Some are used as insecticides and others are nerve gases; they are highly toxic acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.
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France) is thanked for providing the Cyanex[R] 921 organophosphorous reagent used in this work.
Reactivation of organophosphorous inhibited AChE with oximes.
Exolit OP (based on organophosphorous compounds) has been manufactured at the Hurth-Knap-sack plant since the product line was launched in 2004.
New decontaminating compounds have been developed that are more effective or more environmentally friendly, including organophosphorous acid anydrolase (a hydrolyzing enzyme), and decontaminating foam with hydrogen peroxide.
2003, Removal of organophosphorous pesticides from water by electrogenerated Fenton's reagent, Environ.
Several organophosphorous pesticides widely used in fruit growing are reported to induce hyperglycemia in mammals (Rahimi and Abdollahi, 2007), activating glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis and interfering with energy metabolism as well as with several organs and systems (Pournourmohammadi et al.
8 The various toxic ingestions included are kerosene oil, most common in developing countries of South Asia and some parts of Africa7,9 followed by organophosphorous compounds like pesticides specially in a country like Pakistan because of the lack of safety measures from manufacturers to caregivers.
On the other hand, Khimprom is engaged in the production of organochlorous, organophosphorous, organosilicon along with household goods.
Efficacy of mosquito nets treated with a pyrethroid organophosphorous mixture against Kdr_ and Kdr+ malaria vectors (Anopheles gambiae).
Researchers at the University of Washington found that a diet composed of predominantly organic food "provides a dramatic and immediate protective effect against exposures to organophosphorous (OP) pesticides.
Acute toxicity of organophosphorous pesticide diazinon and its effects on behavior and some hematological parameters of fingerling European catfish (Silurus glanis L.

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