Neonicotinoid insecticide toxicology: mechanisms of selective action.

@article{Tomizawa2005NeonicotinoidIT,
  title={Neonicotinoid insecticide toxicology: mechanisms of selective action.},
  author={Motohiro Tomizawa and John E Casida},
  journal={Annual review of pharmacology and toxicology},
  year={2005},
  volume={45},
  pages={
          247-68
        }
}
The neonicotinoids, the newest major class of insecticides, have outstanding potency and systemic action for crop protection against piercing-sucking pests, and they are highly effective for flea control on cats and dogs. Their common names are acetamiprid, clothianidin, dinotefuran, imidacloprid, nitenpyram, thiacloprid, and thiamethoxam. They generally have low toxicity to mammals (acute and chronic), birds, and fish. Biotransformations involve some activation reactions but largely… Expand
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