fluoroacetate


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fluoroacetate

(ˌflʊərəʊˈæsɪˌteɪt)
n
a toxic chemical compound, C2H2FNaO2, occurring naturally in certain plants, and commonly used as rat poison
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"Tracking 1080 (Sodium Fluoroacetate) in Surface and Subsurface Flows during a Rainfall Event: A Hillslope-Scale Field Study." Australasian Journal of Water Resources 22 (1): 71-77.
Symptoms CNS depression and euphoria Postulated Active Fluoroacetate, Fluorocitrate Metabolites Complications Cardiomyopathy, Fatal Arrhythmias, Angioedema, Frostbite, Nephrotoxic
The loss of astrocyte function induced by sodium fluoroacetate, a selective metabolic inhibitor of astrocytes, reduces LTP in the hippocampus and impairs learning and memory in adult rats but can be rescued by D-serine supplementation [125].
Shafi and Khokhar (1986) used grain baits of sodium fluoroacetate (1080) in sugarcane fields and obtained 80-100% reduction in wild boar population.
In addition, the pharmacological blockade by fluoroacetate (FAC) of the glial metabolism or physiological decrease by dehydration of the astrocytic coverage of the synapses onto magnocellular neurons in the hypothalamic neurosecretory system suppressed the increase in synaptic strength.
The role of Krebs cycle inhibition by fluoroacetate. Arch Neurol.
'Is sodium fluoroacetate (1080) a humane poison?' Animal Welfare 16: 449-458.
One method would employ rodenticides such as sodium fluoroacetate, fluorcacetamide, zinc phosphide, norbormide, arsenious oxide, oe alpha-chloralose; however, it seemed that the rats had a built-in instinct against anything strange to them, "something called neophobia--new object avoidance" (Herbert 1989b: 128) which could make it difficult for the creatures to accept any new food put anywhere as baits especially if they could feel some ill-effects, in which case they would not touch it again.
THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT OF CANINE POISONING WITH SODIUM FLUOROACETATE (GUAYAQUIL[R]): REPORT OF 5 CASES--2012-2013