Organophosphorus Insecticide

Organophosphorus Insecticide

 

any one of numerous organic derivatives of the acids of phosphorus that belong to the group of organophosphorus pesticides. Organophosphorus insecticides are used to combat crop pests, ectoparasites of domestic animals (body parasites), and synanthropic insects. They include karbofos, metafos, khlorofos, and benzophosphate.

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In support with the present results, the author attributed the rise serum AST, ALT, total and direct bilirubins in mice treated with 1/50 and 1/20 LD50 cyolane (organophosphorus insecticide) to liver damage and impaired liver function (Hassanin, 2004).
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Trichlorfon, an organophosphorus insecticide, depresses the immune responses and resistance to Lactococcus garvieae of the giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii.
Pirimiphos-methyl ([C.sub.11][H.sub.20][N.sub.30]3PS) is a fast acting organophosphorus insecticide with low toxicity with contact and fumigant action (1).