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Studies of Pesticide Metabolism in Human Population of Karachi

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ISBN-10: 3845435518

ISBN-13: 9783845435510

Edition: N/A

Authors: Masarrat Yousuf, Sobia Khawaja

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By the present investigation, it may be concluded that Karachi people have noticeable quantities of insecticides in their fat and blood. The blood samples have more pesticides than fat. The more quantity of dieldrin as compared to DDT indicates that DDT usage is now limited to some extent in Karachi as compared to twenty years early report of Mughal and Rehman (1973) showed heavily exposure of DDT in people living in this city. In contrast to this, people are now accumulating more dieldrin which may probably due to its greater usage in termite control programme. The reduction in ChE activity in pesticide exposed workers signals us that insecticides reduce the enzyme level by disturbing the…    
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List price: $40.00
Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 80
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.19" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English