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
Monograph Working Group Members A Blair (USA)—Meeting Chair; L Fritschi (Australia); J McLaughlin; C M Sergi (Canada); G M Calaf… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Although pesticide use is widespread, little is known about potential adverse health effects of in utero exposure. We… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Child of agriculture families are likely to be exposed to agricultural chemicals, even if they are not involved in farm… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The organophosphate cholinesterase inhibitor paraoxon is hydrolysed by serum paraoxonase/arylesterase. A genetic polymorphism of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The sequence of a 1,693-base-pair plasmid DNA fragment from Flavobacterium sp. strain ATCC 27551 containing the parathion… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Human serum plasma paraoxonase/arylesterase exhibits a genetic polymorphism for the hydrolysis of paraoxon. One allelic form of… (More)
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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… (More)
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1976
1976
A mixed bacterial culture, consisting of a minimum of nine isolates, was adapted to growth on technical parathion (PAR) as a sole… (More)
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1974
1974
A mixed microbial culture was adapted to growth on parathion to determine the feasibility of using microorganisms to detoxify… (More)
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