5. Carboxylesterases in the Metabolism and Toxicity of Pesticides

  1. Tetsuo Satoh4,5,6 and
  2. Ramesh C. Gupta7
  1. Colin J. Jackson1,
  2. John G. Oakeshott1,
  3. Juan C. Sanchez-Hernandez2 and
  4. Craig E. Wheelock3

Published Online: 28 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch5

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

How to Cite

Jackson, C. J., Oakeshott, J. G., Sanchez-Hernandez, J. C. and Wheelock, C. E. (2011) Carboxylesterases in the Metabolism and Toxicity of Pesticides, 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.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Japan

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

    HAB Research Institute, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan

  4. 7

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    CSIRO Entomology, Black Mountain, Canberra, Australia

  2. 2

    Laboratory of Ecotoxicology, Faculty of Environmental Science, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, Spain

  3. 3

    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Division of Physiological Chemistry II, Scheeles, väg 2, Karolinska Institut, Stockholm, Sweden

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:

  • carboxylesterases in metabolism and toxicity of pesticides - and in xenobiotic metabolism in organisms, humans to blowflies;
  • vertebrate metabolism of carbamates via CarbE activity;
  • role of CarbEs in xenobiotic metabolism - and metabolizing pesticides, ameliorating toxic effects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Organophosphates

  • Carbamates

  • Synthetic Pyrethroids

  • Conclusions

  • References