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 (dī-klôr′vōs′, -vəs)
A volatile toxic organophosphorous pesticide, C4H7Cl2O4P, used as a fumigant and veterinary parasiticide.

[di- + chlor(o)- + v(inyl) + (ph)os(phate).]
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(daɪˈklɔːvɒs; daɪˈklɔːvəʊs)
an organophosphate insecticide used to control garden and household pests and to treat worm infections
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'First, we should know that dichlorvos negative health effects will start occurring at a concentration as low as 0.5 mg/m3.
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of dichlorvos neurotoxicity: Cholinergic, non-chlolinergic, cell signaling, gene expression and therapeutic aspects.
After these calculations, the inhibition plots, I (%) versus [pesticide] or log[pesticide], are constructed for the different pesticides evaluated (carbofuran, carbaryl, malathion, paraoxon, and dichlorvos).
Percentage % Chlorpyrifos 13 26 Dichlorvos 12 24 Quinalphos 7 14 Methyl Parathion 4 8 Monocrotophos 3 6 Parathion 3 6 Phorate 3 6 Dimethoate 2 4 Diazinon 1 2 Pantothenate 1 2 Profenofos 1 2 Table 3.
In a 2016 study, scientists demonstrated that quercetin protects cells against oxidative stress and cellular death caused by dichlorvos, another organophosphate pesticide.
By your side [10] Modifications were carried out in the analysis of pesticides, optimizing the qualitative and quantitative analysis of different compounds for the quantitation was used the gas chromatography, between the metabolites studied was endosulfan sulphate, Endrin, Chlorpyriphos Ethyl and methyl, Diazinon, pirimiphos methyl and dichlorvos, among others.
Caffeic acid phenethyl ester and the CAPE+IL have been reported to be effective in attenuating the renal toxicity induced by dichlorvos that is an OP compound [9].
Application of an electrometric method for measurement of in vitro inhibition of blood cholinesterases from sheep, goats, and cattle by dichlorvos and carbaryl.
Suscetibility of Alphitobius diaperinus to cypermethrin, dichlorvos and triflumuron in Southern Brazil.
Exposure of Channa punctatus to Dichlorvos (0.01 ppm) caused chromatid gaps, centromeric gaps, attenuation, chromatid breaks, extra fragments, and stubbed arm in kidney cells [25]; while exposure of the same species to fenvalerate caused chromatid separation, chromatid break, deletion, fragments, gaps, and ring type chromosomes [46].
Does mercury interact with the inhibitory effect of dichlorvos on Palaemon serratus (Crustacea: Decapoda) cholinesterase Sci.