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organophosphate

[ȯr¦gan·ə′fäs‚fāt]
(organic chemistry)
A soluble fertilizer material made up of organic phosphate esters such as glucose, glycol, or sorbitol; useful for providing phosphorus to deep-root systems.
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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.
The mechanism for the toxicity of organophosphorous compounds is mainly by blocking of acetylcholinesterase (AchE) (2).
Finally, they discuss organophosphorous chemicals as an actual public health disaster that the British government moved effectively in preventing from becoming a scare, thereby shielding itself from political embarrassment and legal liability.
Food inspection will now include tests for agricultural chemical residues, specifically organophosphorous pesticides.
These non-halogenated grades, based on organophosphorous flame retardants, are less dense than traditional brominated materials and are easily processed.
The clinical measurement of cholinesterase (ChE) [3] activities represents the most sensitive biomarker of exposure to anticholinergic organophosphorous compounds, such as pesticides and nerve agents.
Organophosphorous (P = O) and mustard agents can be neutralized by alkaline hypochlorite solutions.
Sublethal responses of wolf spiders (Lycosidae) to organophosphorous insecticides.
BChE functions as a natural bioscavenger, like a sponge, to absorb toxins such as organophosphorous (OP), nerve agents (sarin, soman, tabun, VX) and certain pesticides, before they can cause irreversible neurological damage and death.
Metal oxide embedded nanofibers can catalyze organophosphorous chemical warfare agents.

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