Paraquat

Known as: Paraquat [Chemical/Ingredient], 4,4'-Bipyridinium, 1,1'-dimethyl-, Viologen, Methyl 
A poisonous dipyridilium compound used as contact herbicide. Contact with concentrated solutions causes irritation of the skin, cracking and shedding… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress are pathophysiologic mechanisms implicated in experimental models and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Evidence from animal and cell models suggests that pesticides cause a neurodegenerative process leading to Parkinson's disease… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Paraquat (1,1'-dimethyl-4,4'-bipyridinium dichloride) is widely used as a redox cycler to stimulate superoxide production in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Environmental toxicants and, in particular, pesticides have been implicated as risk factors in Parkinson's disease (PD). The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
alpha-Synuclein-containing aggregates represent a feature of a variety of neurodegenerative disorders, including Parkinson's… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Experimental evidence supporting 1,1'-dimethyl-4,4'-bipyridinium [paraquat (PQ)] as a risk factor for Parkinson's disease (PD) is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The herbicide paraquat, bearing structural similarity to the known dopaminergic neurotoxicant MPTP, has been suggested as a… (More)
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Review
1984
Review
1984
Paraquat, a quaternary ammonium bipyridyl herbicide, produces degenerative lesions in the lung after systemic administration to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
The stroma of spinach chloroplasts contains ascorbic acid and glutathione at millimolar concentrations. [Reduced glutathione… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
Plasma-paraquat concentrations were measured in 79 patients who had ingested liquid or granular weedkillers containing paraquat… (More)
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