Accession Number : AD1026587

Title :   Phosphine Toxicity: A Story of Disrupted Mitochondrial Metabolism

Descriptive Note : Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author : U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense Aberdeen Proving Ground United States

Personal Author(s) : Sciuto,Alfred M ; Wong,Benjamin J ; Martens,Margaret E ; Hoard-Fruchey,Heidi ; Perkins,Michael W

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Report Date : 24 May 2016

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : Rodenticides and pesticides pose a significant threat not only to the environment but also directly to humans by of accidental and/or intentional exposure. Metal phosphides, such as aluminum, magnesium, and zinc phosphides, have gained popularity owing to ease of manufacture and application.

Descriptors :   toxicity , metabolism , rodenticides , poisons , mitochondria , pesticides , fumigants , biochemistry , central nervous system , cell physiological processes , lung diseases , public health

Subject Categories : Toxicology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE