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Impact of pesticides use in agriculture: their benefits and hazards
Background Organophosphate (OP) pesticides are widely used in agriculture and homes. Animal studies suggest that even moderate… Expand Organophosphates (OPs) are one of the main classes of insecticides, in use since the mid 1940s. OPs can exert significant adverse… Expand OP/nerve agents are still considered as important chemicals acting on living organisms and are widely used. They are… Expand Acetylcholine and other neurotransmitters play unique trophic roles in brain development. Accordingly, drugs and environmental… Expand Serum paraoxonase (PON1) is an esterase that is associated with high-density lipoproteins (HDLs) in the plasma; it is involved in… Expand We show that a number of alkylphenolic compounds, used in a variety of commercial products and found in river water, are… Expand Acute organophosphate pesticide poisonings cause substantial morbidity and mortality world wide; however, whether… Expand If I hear the patter of little feet around the house, I expect Bruce. What I expect is a cat, a particular cat. If I heard such a… Expand Abstract Three patients with organophosphate insecticide poisoning are described. The first patient with Diazinon ® poisoning and… Expand