Initial accumulation of paraquat in the heart leading to acute death.

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When a large amount of paraquat (364 mg/kg) which caused death in several hours was orally ingested in rats, the herbicide concentration in blood continued to increase until the animal died. Furthermore, there was a correlation between the paraquat concentration in the blood, heart, liver and adrenal gland and the survival time. While the paraquat… (More)

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@article{Noguchi1990InitialAO, title={Initial accumulation of paraquat in the heart leading to acute death.}, author={Norihisa Noguchi and E. Tanaka and H. Yamamoto and Shuhei Misawa}, journal={Nihon hoigaku zasshi = The Japanese journal of legal medicine}, year={1990}, volume={44 1}, pages={6-11} }