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Cover for Organophosphates I. Human health effects and implications for the environment: an overview.

Organophosphorus (OP) compounds were developed as pesticides in the 1930s, including the discovery of the even more toxic compounds later called nerve agents. Newspapers in the Western world focus on the individual dissemination of nerve agents during the Iraq or Syrian war. In contrast, more than...

Author(s)
Wille, T.; Thiermann, H.; Worek, F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organophosphates II. Neurobehavioural problems following low-level exposure: methodological considerations for future research.

Organophosphate (OP) pesticides are one of the most widely used insecticides in the world and concern about the effects of OPs on human health has been growing as they are increasingly used throughout the world. The neurotoxic effects of high-level acute poisoning are well established, but the...

Author(s)
Ross, S. J. M.; Harrison, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Toxicity of pesticides based on their mode of action.

Pesticides have been reported as contaminants of food products, fruits, vegetables and cereals, processed food, baby food and drinking water; they can be neurotoxic, immunotoxic or endocrine disruptors. This chapter discusses the toxicity and mode of action of neurotoxic and immunotoxic pesticides...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine diseases without lesions.

This chapter discussed some of the known bovine diseases that are without lesions highlighting their clinical aspects, aetiology, and diagnosis. Highlighted diseases in this chpater includes: botulism, tetanus, hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia, nervous ketosis, urea toxicity (ammonia toxicosis), acute...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poisons and causes of sudden death.

This chapter covers the different causes of poisoning and sudden death in pigs. The toxicity, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of mycotoxins, plant toxins, drugs and chemical poisons are discussed as well as that of the non-infectious and infectious causes of sudden death.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poisons.

This chapter presents the different plants, substances, metals, toxins and compounds that are toxic to horses. The clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of poisoning by acorns, algae, amitraz, arsenic, avocado, bracken, cantharidin, carbamates, castor bean, chlorinated hydrocarbons, copper,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dynamic simulation of phosphorus utilization in salmonid fish.

Minimizing phosphorus (P) wastes is a key factor for environmental sustainability of freshwater aquaculture operations. A dynamic model was constructed to simulate P utilization in salmonid fish through digestion, body deposition and excretion into urine and faeces. Dietary P was classified into...

Author(s)
Hua, K.; Cant, J. P.; Bureau, D. P.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Separation, preconcentration and speciation of organic phosphorus in environmental samples.

This paper provides a broad, and by no means comprehensive, review of approaches that have been used historically and that are currently in use to measure organic phosphorus, and to isolate, quantify and characterize individual organic phosphorus species in sediments, soils, waters and extracts....

Author(s)
McKelvie, I. D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998220)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using phosphorus-31 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to characterize organic phosphorus in environmental samples.

This paper reviews the use of 31P nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy for soil, water and other environmental samples (i.e., forest floor material, alkaline agricultural soil, marine sediment, sewage sludge and humic acid). After a brief overview of the principles of NMR spectroscopy, the ...

Author(s)
Cade-Menun, B. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998220)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Organic phosphorus speciation in natural waters by mass spectrometry.

This paper begins with a review of basic mass spectrometry techniques, with an emphasis on the more advanced techniques that have been developed for studies of large biomolecules. A discussion of the new soft ionization techniques that make large-molecule mass spectrometry possible (electrospray...

Author(s)
Cooper, W. T.; Llewelyn, J. M.; Bennett, G. L.; Stenson, A. C.; Salters, V. J. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998220)
Type
Book chapter

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