organophosphorus

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or·gan·o·phos·pho·rus

 (ôr′gə-nō-fŏs′fər-əs, -fŏs-fôr′əs, ôr-găn′ə-)
n.
An organophosphate.

or′gan·o·phos′pho·rus, or′gan·o·phos′pho·rous adj.
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Objective: Organophosphorus compounds are an important and industrially relevant class of molecules with numerous uses, E.
and Walker A, Microbial degradation of Organophosphorus compounds.
Organophosphorus compounds are part of a group of organic substances from the chemical structure of phosphorus are implemented primarily as insecticides in crop protection, [4] their chemical properties tend to be similar to each other, and inhibit the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, as consequence the functioning of nerve impulses is disrupted.
Benzodiazepines and organophosphorus compounds are the most common poisons encountered in our patients.
Diazinon is one of the most selective organophosphorus compounds used indoors to control insects and outdoors to control the pests of vegetables, field crops, fruits, domestic and farm animals.
Organophosphorus compounds were first discovered more than 100 years ago are at present the predominant group of insecticides employed globally for pest control.
Patients must be carefully observed after stabilisation for changes in atropine needs, worsening respiratory function because of IMS, and recurrent cholinergic features occurring with fat-soluble organophosphorus compounds.
The overview discusses such topics as the natural occurrence of phosphorus, phosphorus compounds in living systems, the nomenclature of organophosphorus compounds, chiral phosphorus compounds and biological implications, fire retardants and fire-extinguishing compounds, and biotinylated nerve agent mimics for activity-based enzyme profiling.
Organophosphorus compounds were first developed by Schrader shortly before and during the Second World War.
Organophosphorus compounds are used in epoxy resins as reactive flame retardants, but up to now, the reaction between E51 and DOPO-PHM has not
A number of Organophosphorus compounds are used for control of parasites of plants and livestock.

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