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Parathion

Known as: Phosphorothioic acid, O,O-diethyl O-(4-nitrophenyl) ester, Ethyl Parathion, Parathion, Ethyl 
A highly toxic cholinesterase inhibitor that is used as an acaricide and as an insecticide.
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(15)70134-8 Article Info  Summary  Full Text  Tables and Figures  References In… Expand
Review
2012
Review
2012
This paper reviewed the presence of emerging organic contaminants (EOCs) that have been found in the groundwater in Spain in both… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We measured two diethyl organophosphorus (OP) pesticides--chlorpyrifos and parathion--in residences, and their metabolic by… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Environmental chemicals may be involved in the etiology of breast cancers. Many studies have addressed the association between… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Serum paraoxonase (PON1) is an esterase that is associated with high-density lipoproteins (HDLs) in the plasma; it is involved in… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Many organophosphorus compounds (OPs) are potent cholinesterase inhibitors, accounting for their use as insecticides and… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The organophosphate cholinesterase inhibitor paraoxon is hydrolysed by serum paraoxonase/arylesterase. A genetic polymorphism of… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
An organism identified as Pseudomonas diminuta was found to hydrolyze parathion. Cells grown for 48 h contained 3,400 U of… Expand
Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
An increased mortality from lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, haematolymphatic malignancy and cirrhosis of the liver has been… Expand
Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
A Flavobacterium sp., isolated from paddy water by enrichment culture technique, decomposed diazinon in a mineral medium as sole… Expand