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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Paraquat (known in chemistry as 1,1'-dimethyl-4,4'-bipyridinium dichloride) is a herbicide that has been in the international market since 1958.
Paraquat (1,1-dimethyl-4,4-bipyridininum ion) is one of the most common contact and non-selective herbicide for exterminating vegetative pests, is used for controlling terrestrial weeds and aquatic plants in different countries and its presence is reported in many water sources of the world (Filizadeh, 2002; Ye et al.
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.
Se trataba de un paciente masculino de 30 anos de edad, jardinero, quien en un intento de suicidio asociado a un episodio depresivo ingirio aproximadamente 80 ml de paraquat.
The second study explored again the 5' and 3' regions of SLC6A3 and determined residential exposure to agricultural maneb and paraquat applications.
violaceum was evaluated in response to paraquat compound by measuring the expression levels of the [beta]-galactosidase enzyme in the presence of the ONPG reagent (ortho-nitrophenyl-[beta]-D-galactopyranoside) (Sigma-Aldrich), as proposed in detail by Miller (1972).
Otro es el Convenio de Rotterdam, que regula formulaciones de plaguicidas y productos peligrosos objeto del comercio internacional, como es el caso del herbicida paraquat, cuyas formulaciones son altamente peligrosas para la salud humana y ambiental con caracteristicas de alta toxicidad aguda y cronica (Isenring 2006).
Paraquat (PQ) is a nonselective, contact herbicide, used in agricultural industries.
The soil samples were systematically collected from 5 plots and Paraquat residues concentrations were determined in dissimilar depth of soil layers.
Frank Soldner, research scientist in Jaenisch's lab and co-author of the study, said that exposing both normal and mutant neurons to pesticides, including paraquat, maneb and rotenone, created excessive free radicals in cells with the mutation, causing damage to dopamine-containing neurons that led to cell death.
The degree of growth inhibition by the herbicides tested in vitro was in order of paraquat and glufosinate-ammonium Greater than glyphosate Greater than metsulfuron-methyl.
Os tratamentos realizados foram - Controle: Pasta Planebras; Pasta A: Pasta Vermelha Alchem; Pasta B: Pasta com Ethephon Planebras; Pasta C: Pasta Preta Resinas Brasil; Pasta D: Pasta Vermelha Eldorado e Pasta Teste: Paraquat + Ethephon.