Preferential effect of dichlorvos (Vapona) on bacteria deficient in DNA polymerase.

@article{Rosenkranz1973PreferentialEO,
  title={Preferential effect of dichlorvos (Vapona) on bacteria deficient in DNA polymerase.},
  author={Herbert S. Rosenkranz},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1973},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={458-9}
}
an insecticide in agriculture (9, 10), as an antimosquito agent for eradicating malaria (3, 4, 11, 17), as a disinfectant of commercial aircraft (16), and for the control of flea infections (10). Hence, human exposure to and inhalation of this pesticide occurs frequently. As normally used, this substance has not exhibited acute toxicity except for the occasional lowering of plasma cholinesterase levels (2-4, 6, 10, 12, 19, 21, 22). However, it was shown recently that DDVP and related phosphoric… CONTINUE READING