Neuroactive insecticides: targets, selectivity, resistance, and secondary effects.


Neuroactive insecticides are the principal means of protecting crops, people, livestock, and pets from pest insect attack and disease transmission. Currently, the four major nerve targets are acetylcholinesterase for organophosphates and methylcarbamates, the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor for neonicotinoids, the γ-aminobutyric acid receptor/chloride… (More)
DOI: 10.1146/annurev-ento-120811-153645

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