15. Organophosphates as Endocrine Disruptors

  1. Tetsuo Satoh5,6,7 and
  2. Ramesh C. Gupta8
  1. Shigeyuki Kitamura1,
  2. Kazumi Sugihara2,
  3. Nariaki Fujimoto3 and
  4. Takeshi Yamazaki4

Published Online: 28 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch15

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

How to Cite

Kitamura, S., Sugihara, K., Fujimoto, N. and Yamazaki, T. (2011) Organophosphates as Endocrine Disruptors, in Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology (eds T. Satoh and R. C. Gupta), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Japan

  2. 6

    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

  3. 7

    HAB Research Institute, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan

  4. 8

    Toxicology Department, Breathitt Veterinary Center, Murray State University, Hopkinsville, KY, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Environmental Science, Nihon Pharmaceutical University, 10281 Komuro, Inamachi, Kitaadachi-gun, Saitama 362-0806, Japan

  2. 2

    Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Kasumi 1-2-3, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan

  3. 3

    Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Hiroshima University, Kasumi 1-2-3, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan

  4. 4

    Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-3-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi, Hiroshima 739-8526, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470410301

Online ISBN: 9780470640500

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Keywords:

  • organophosphates as endocrine disruptors;
  • endocrine-disrupting activity - of organophosphate pesticides in vivo in animals;
  • organophosphate pesticide effect - as endocrine disruptors on central nervous system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Endocrine Disruption by Organophosphate Pesticides In Vitro

  • Endocrine-Disrupting Activity of Organophosphate Pesticides In Vivo in Animals

  • Effect of Organophosphate Pesticides as Endocrine Disruptors on Central Nervous System

  • Influence of Organophosphate Pesticides on Humans

  • Conclusions

  • References