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see insecticideinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides

The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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There are only a few studies showing the effect of genetic polymorphismof GSTM1 and GSTT1 on genotoxicity of parathion. We studied the effect of GSTM1 and GSTT1 polymorphism on genotoxicity of parathion/antigenotoxicity of curcumin and carvacrol as measured by SCE frequency in cultured peripheral blood lymphocytes under in vitro conditions.
Involvement of oxidative stress in methyl parathion and parathion-induced toxicity and genotoxicity to human liver carcinoma (Hepg2) cells.
Tchounwou, "Environmental Toxicology and Health Effects Associated with Methyl Parathion Exposure - A Scientific Review " International Journal of Environmental.
Methyl parathion is one of the most used organophosphorus pesticides.
In 1950 the OP Malathion (S-(1,2-bis-(etoxi-carbonyl)ethyl)-0,0-dimethyl-dithiophosphate) was introduced as being less toxic than Parathion. Both act by inhibiting acetylcholinesterase activity (Hsu et al., 1989).
ulmi, sao utilizados acaricidas especificos, tais como ethion, parathion, thrithion e thiodan.
(7) it was found that some traditional medications contained various non-herbal substances such as alcohol, lignocaine, carbamazepine and caffeine, as well as the organophosphate pesticides malathion and parathion.
Three of these proved to have organophosphate (OP) insecticide residues: chlorpyrifos (0.18 [micro]g/g), diazinon (0.034 [micro]g/g), and methyl parathion (0.015 [micro]g/g).
The researchers treated the seeds and their bacterial partners with one of three pesticides: methyl parathion, DDT, and pentachlorophenol.
Cloth diapers are typically made of industrialized cotton grown using lots of pesticides (e.g., methyl parathion, 2,4-D; cotton farming accounts for 10 percent of global pesticide use and 25 percent of herbicide use) and water (one kilogram of cotton requires 2,400 liters).
Although many use legal pesticides that can be bought from any grocery or hardware store, some residents are illegally using polvo de avion or methyl parathion in their homes.
Acute toxicity of four agricultural pesticides widely used on the SHP (Methyl Parathion 4E, Tempo[R] SC Ultra [active ingredient cyfluthrin], Roundup[R] [glyphosate], and Karmex[R] DF [diuron]) was determined using laboratory-derived T.