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Author(s):Smith, William D.
Author Affiliation:Chemicals-Pesticides Program, Dept. of Entomology, Comstock Hall, Cornell University.
Source:Our Collaborator. May 1988, p. 10-13.
Publishing Information:Rexford, NY: The Northeastern GCSA.
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Cholinesterase; Pesticide safety
Abstract/Contents:Describes the poisonous effects of using organophosphorus and carbamate pesticides through the inhibition of cholinesterase, an enzyme produced in the liver. Includes signs and symptoms, muscarine and nicotinic effects, cholinesterase surveilance, and tables of: 1) cholinesterase activity in normal human blood, 2) pesticides, Oral LD50, and Dermal LD50.
Note:Tables from Smith, P.W. 1974, Medical Problems in Aerial Application.
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Smith, W. D. 1988. Cholinesterase. Our Collaborator. p. 10-13.
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