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Enzymes and bioscavengers for prophylaxis and treatment of organophosphate poisoning

Bird, Steven; Dawson, Andrew; Ollis, David

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Organophosphorus (OP) pesticide poisoning causes significant morbidity and mortality, particularly in the developing world, with upwards of 3 million people poisoned each year. Although OP poisoning is not common in developed countries, recently greater attention has been given to these chemicals because of their similarity to chemical warfare agents. Despite the agricultural use of OP pesticides for roughly 60 years, no new therapies have been developed since the 1960s. A promising field of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56239
Source: Frontiers in Bioscience
DOI: 10.2741/s58

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