Fipronil recognition by the FA1 site of human serum albumin

@article{Ascenzi2018FipronilRB,
  title={Fipronil recognition by the FA1 site of human serum albumin},
  author={Paolo Ascenzi and Loris Leboffe and Daniele Toti and Fabio Polticelli and Viviana Trezza},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Recognition},
  year={2018},
  volume={31}
}
Fipronil is a broad‐spectrum pesticide widely used in agriculture, horticulture, and forestry. Because fipronil can cause a variety of toxic effects in animals and humans, its use is authorized as a pesticide in veterinary medicinal products for pets, but not for the treatment of livestock animals whose products are intended for consumption. Recently, however, the presence of fipronil residues has been detected in the eggs and meat of layer hens from farms located in different European… 
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