Paraquat


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Paraquat

™ a yellow extremely poisonous soluble solid used in solution as a weedkiller

paraquat

[′par·ə‚kwät]
(organic chemistry)
[CH3(C5H4N)2CH3]·2CH3SO4 A yellow, water-soluble solid, used as a herbicide.
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Acute renewal bioassay was conducted in the laboratory following OECD guidelines No 203 to determine the toxicity of glyphosate and paraquat to C.
Featuring the rapid collection of [Fe.sub.3][O.sub.4]@Si[O.sub.2] MNPs from the sample using an external magnetic field, easy elution with more environmental solvent, excellent enrichment in low time, and good precision and high accuracy, this extraction procedure proved to be a useful and convenient method for quantitative evaluation of paraquat in biological samples.
Roberge-Tremblay et al., "Systemic exposure to paraquat and maneb models early Parkinson's disease in young adult rats," Neurobiology of Disease, vol.
Carvalho, "Paraquat poisonings: mechanisms of lung toxicity, clinical features, and treatment," Critical Reviews in Toxicology, vol.
All patients with suicidal intent use of paraquat who presented to the above mentioned two referral centre's namely Department Of Medicine at Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences, Porompat and Department of Medicine at Raj Medicity, from October 2012 to September 2015 were included in this study.
He said the debut of Lifeline was to offer a better and safer alternative to paraquat which in several countries in Africa had been banned.
The herbicides carfentrazone-ethyl, paraquat, saflufenacil, paraquat + diuron and glufosinate-ammonium, applied only once, after the 2,4-D amine, do not efficiently control glyphosate-resistant cotton stalk regrowth.
pilosa comparing with the treatment in which isolated paraquat was applied in pre-emergence, complemented with glyphosate isolated in post-emergence.
For ZnO sample (SA1), Figure 8 showed high photodegradation activity at paraquat concentration 100 ppm which leads to the decrease of TOC from 62.6 ppm to 35 ppm in 12 hours.
It is poorly absorbed through intact skin, but penetration is considerably increased by damage to the skin, which is of particular concern because paraquat itself is a skin irritant [20].
Durante los ultimos anos, el herbicida Paraquat conocido como Gramoxone ha sido estudiado por diferentes investigadores, en la busqueda de tratamientos eficaces para contrarrestar sus efectos toxicos en los seres humanos que por ingesta accidental o voluntaria hacen uso del mismo, resultando en la mayoria de los casos letales.
On the 7th day after admission the herbicide was positively identified as paraquat when relatives brought an empty can to the hospital.