Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Alphamethrin (Alpha-Cypermethrin, A-Cypermethrin)

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_119-2

Chemical Class

Pyrethroid (type II, ɑ-CN-pyrethroids).

Mode of Action


Channel Blocker Sodium Channel Chemical Class Sodium Channel Blocker 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany