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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… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Parkinson disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative movement disorder. Pharmacological animal models are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Background Mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative stress are pathophysiologic mechanisms implicated in experimental models and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Condensation of 1,4-dimethoxybenzene (DMB) with paraformaldehyde in the presence of BF3.O(C2H5)2 gave novel para-bridged… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
1. Oxygen is a toxic gas - an introductionto oxygen toxicity and reactive species 2. The chemistry of free radicals and related… Expand
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Review
1984
Review
1984
Paraquat, a quaternary ammonium bipyridyl herbicide, produces degenerative lesions in the lung after systemic administration to… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Summary Paraquat was reduced by mouse lung microsome when incubated anaerobically with NADPH. The reaction was inhibited by the… Expand
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