Nerve Agents

Known as: agents nerve, agent nerve, nerve agent 
A class of compounds that adversely affect the transmission of impulses through the NERVOUS SYSTEM.
National Institutes of Health

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1978-2017
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2012
2012
Since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in the United States, the specter of a chemical threat against civilian… (More)
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2006
2006
The nerve agents soman, sarin, VX, and tabun are deadly organophosphorus (OP) compounds chemically related to OP insecticides… (More)
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2006
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2006
A highly sensitive flow injection amperometric biosensor for organophosphate pesticides and nerve agents based on self-assembled… (More)
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2005
2005
The purpose of this project was to determine and compare the time-related changes in blood, brain, and tissue… (More)
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2003
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2003
This study evaluated the potency and rapidity of some anticholinergics (atropine, biperiden, and trihexyphenidyl) and… (More)
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2003
2003
We report the use of carbon nanotubes as a sensor for chemical nerve agents. Thin-film transistors constructed from random… (More)
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1996
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1996
Many organophosphorus compounds (OPs) are potent cholinesterase inhibitors, accounting for their use as insecticides and… (More)
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1995
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1995
Brain and cardiac tissue was examined for pathological changes from rats that survived 24 hrs following exposure to a convulsant… (More)
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1991
1991
OBJECTIVE To determine the adverse effects of pretreatment with pyridostigmine bromide for nerve agent exposure during wartime… (More)
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1986
1986
The relative contributions of peripheral neuromuscular and central nervous system components in the respiratory failure following… (More)
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