Malathion

Known as: Mercaptothion, Karbofos, O,O-Dimethyl S-(1,2-dicarbethoxyethyl)phosphorodithioate 
A synthetic phosphorous compound and cholinesterase inhibitor that is strictly used as a topical pediculicide. Malathion exerts its action on the… (More)
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2015
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2015
Monograph Working Group Members A Blair (USA)—Meeting Chair; L Fritschi (Australia); J McLaughlin; C M Sergi (Canada); G M Calaf… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Mature male Wistar rats (weighing 300-320 g and each group six animals) were given malathion (27 mg/kg; 1/50 of the LD50 for an… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Sexually mature male Wistar rats (weighing 300-320 g and each group 6 animals) were given malathion (27 mg/kg; 1/50 of the LD(50… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Pesticides constitute a major anthropogenic addition to natural communities. In aquatic communities, a great majority of… (More)
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2004
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2004
Although pesticide use is widespread, little is known about potential adverse health effects of in utero exposure. We… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Organophosphorus compounds may induce oxidative stress leading to generation of free radicals and alterations in antioxidant and… (More)
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2003
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2003
Toxicity of organophosphates stems mainly from the accumulation of acetylcholine due to inhibition of acetylcholinesterase (AChE… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Organophosphate (OP) pesticides such as dimethoate and malathion intoxication has been shown to produce oxidative stress due to… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Oxidative stress was studied in blood samples obtained from lindane, malathion and propoxur poisoning cases admitted to the Guru… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The aerial application of malathion, a widely used organophosphate insecticide, has raised public concerns about potential… (More)
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