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The acute toxicity and hatching success of four organophosphorus insecticides--acephate (ACEP), chlorpyrifos (CPP), monocrotophos (MCP), and profenofos (PF)--was studied in a short-term bioassay using brine shrimp, Artemia salina. Fifty percent hatchability inhibition concentration and median lethal concentration (LC(50)) values were calculated after probit(More)
The acute toxicity of chlorpyrifos (O, O-diethyl-O-(3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyl) phosphorothioate) was determined in the earthworm, Eisenia foetida. A 48-h contact test as described by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) guideline 207 was carried out. The LC(50) of chlorpyrifos was 0.063 microg/cm(2). Inhibition of(More)
The effect of exposure to sublethal concentrations (0.017 mg L(-1), 1/10 of LC50) of the novel organophosphate (OP) insecticide, 2-butenoic acid-3-(diethoxyphosphinothioyl) methyl ester (RPR-II) on biochemical parameters in Oreochromis mossambicus was studied during exposure for 3, 7, 15, 30 and its recovery response after seven days. Acetylcholinesterase(More)
The results of the present research study indicate that the heavy metal accumulation in the marine sponges provide evidence as an excellent bioindicators for monitoring heavy metal pollution between near and offshore environments of Mandapam coast of "Gulf of Mannar (GoM), India". The heavy metal concentrations in sea water and accumulation in the tissues(More)
BACKGROUND AND THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Lercanidipine hydrochloride (LRDP) is used in the treatment of hypertension because of its selectivity and specificity on the smooth vascular cells. The pharmacokinetic parameters make LRDP a suitable candidate for transdermal delivery. The purpose of the study was to select a suitable formulation for the development(More)
Different areas in the industrial region of Patancheru near Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (A.P), India are contaminated with high concentration of arsenic, which is attributed to industrial source like veterinary chemicals, pharmaceuticals, pesticide industries, etc. Fourteen villages of this area of Patancheru were assessed for arsenic contamination by(More)
The euryhaline fish, Oreochromis mossambicus was exposed to sub-lethal concentration (30 microg/L) of profenofos (PF) for 28 days and allowed to recover for 7 days. Responses were evaluated through antioxidant enzyme activities in various tissues of fish. Glutathione-S-transferase (GST) and superoxide dismutase (SOD) activities showed transient increases in(More)
A series of novel alkyltriazole tagged pyrido[2,3-d]pyrimidine derivatives 5 and 6 was prepared starting from 2,3-active functional pyridine 1via cyclization, propargylation followed by reaction with alkyl or perfluoroalkyl azides under Sharpless conditions. All the compounds 5 and 6 were screened for anticancer activity against three cancer cell lines such(More)
The propargyl alcohol on reaction with alkylazides under Sharpless conditions through click chemistry concept gave exclusively 1,4-disubstituted triazoles 2. The compounds 2 were oxidized to aldehydes 3 followed by reaction with aniline resulted Schiff's bases 4. The compounds 4 was further reacted with various aldehydes having α-hydrogen using molecular(More)
Acute and sub-acute studies of profenofos [ O-(4-bromo-2-chlorophenyl)- O-ethyl- S-propyl phosphorothioate] on fish, Oreochromis (Tilapia) mossambicus, were carried out to assess the toxicity in relation to behaviour, morphology, and interactions with the targeted enzyme acetylcholinesterase (AChE, EC Profenofos can be rated as highly toxic to O.(More)