Ecotoxicology

, Volume 21, Issue 5, pp 1581–1581

Erratum to: Neonicotinoids in bees: a review on concentrations, side-effects and risk assessment

Authors

    • Plant Research InternationalWageningen University & Research
  • Guy Smagghe
    • Department of Crop Protection, Faculty of Bioscience EngineeringGhent University
  • Cornelis A. M. van Gestel
    • Department of Animal Ecology, Faculty of Earth and Life SciencesVU University
    • Department of Crop Protection, Faculty of Bioscience EngineeringGhent University
Erratum

DOI: 10.1007/s10646-012-0890-7

Cite this article as:
Blacquière, T., Smagghe, G., van Gestel, C.A.M. et al. Ecotoxicology (2012) 21: 1581. doi:10.1007/s10646-012-0890-7

Erratum to: Ecotoxicology DOI 10.1007/s10646-012-0863-x

There is an incorrect text in the original publication of the article. The authors would like to correct the error, and the corrected sentence should read as given below.

Within the different insecticide classes, the neonicotinoid insecticides, which include imidacloprid, acetamiprid, clothianidin, thiamethoxam, thiacloprid, dinotefuran and nitenpyram, are an important group of neurotoxins specifically acting as agonists of the insect nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChR) (Matsuda et al. Trends Pharmacol Sci 22:573–580, 2001; Elbert et al. Pest Manag Sci 64:1099–1105, 2008).

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