Bioaccumulative potential and toxicity of endosulfan insecticide to non-target animals.

@article{Naqvi1993BioaccumulativePA,
  title={Bioaccumulative potential and toxicity of endosulfan insecticide to non-target animals.},
  author={Syed M. Muddassir Abbas Naqvi and Chetana V Vaishnavi},
  journal={Comparative biochemistry and physiology. C, Comparative pharmacology and toxicology},
  year={1993},
  volume={105 3},
  pages={347-61}
}
1. Endosulfan insecticide is a polychlorinated compound used for controlling a variety of insects; it is practically water-insoluble, but readily adheres to clay particles and persists in soil and water for several years. Its mode of action involves repetitive nerve-discharges positively correlated to increase in temperature. This compound is extremely toxic to most fish and can cause massive mortalities. In fish, it causes marked changes in Na and K concentrations, decrease in blood Ca(2+) and… CONTINUE READING

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