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Effect of sesamex on brain acetylcholinesterase inhibition by parathion in fishes

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Our experiments indicate that the degree of brain AChE inhibition resulting from exposure to parathion is decreased by pretreatment with sesamex. Presumably the decrease is mediated — as in other species — through inhibition of the activating enzyme.

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Supported by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIH-HEW) Grant Number ES 000412-02.

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Gibson, J.R., Ludke, J.L. Effect of sesamex on brain acetylcholinesterase inhibition by parathion in fishes. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 6, 97–99 (1971). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01540088

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Keywords

  • Enzyme
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Water Pollution
  • Acetylcholinesterase