fluoroacetate


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fluoroacetate

[¦flu̇r·ō′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
Acetate in which carbon-connected hydrogen atoms are replaced by fluorine atoms.
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In all of biology there is only one enzyme known to be able to break down carbon-fluoride bonds, fluoroacetate dehalogenase.
In Japan, citrus red mite populations have developed resistance amitraz, benzoximate, binapacryl, chlorfenson, DDT, dicofol, dimethoate, fluoroacetate, oxydeprofos, phenkapton, and quinomethionate (Whalon et al.
Examples include fluoroacetate and fluoroacetamide, which inhibit the tricarboxylic acid cycle, and alkyl acids that inhibit the transport and/or oxidation of fats.
The first example of separation by using that kind of salts as an electrolyte component was demonstrated in [9] where water insoluble dyes were separated in acetonitrile with added 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium fluoroacetate (3.
Peters JA (1975) Contamination of forest ecosystems by sodium fluoroacetate (compound 1080).
However, an initial laboratory analysis was negative for sodium fluoroacetate, fluoroacetamide, bromethalin, strychnine, 1 ,3-difluoro, 2-propanol, and carbamate insecticides.
The highly toxic compound fluoroacetate was first synthesised in 1896 and is used widely as a vertebrate pesticide in Australia and New Zealand in the form of Compound 1080.
containing fluoroacetate (a potent PSM) exhibited a smaller physiological response to fluoroacetate than congenerics separated from contact with fluoroacetate-bearing vegetation 7000 yr ago (Mead et al.
Airborne pollution dusts food crops with sodium fluoroacetate (which is sold commercially as Compound 1080, a deadly rodenticide).
It would also ban the poisons sodium fluoroacetate and sodium cyanide for use on animals.
One, sodium fluoroacetate, when ingested in sufficient quantities to cause death, does not cause characteristic pathologic lesions, nor does it increase the amount of fluorine in the body to a degree that can be detected.