"Paraquat" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A poisonous dipyridilium compound used as contact herbicide. Contact with concentrated solutions causes irritation of the skin, cracking and shedding of the nails, and delayed healing of cuts and wounds.
- Methyl Viologen
- Viologen, Methyl
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Paraquat" by people in Profiles.
Connors NJ, Biary R, Hoffman RS. Comments on 'Spectrum of toxic hepatitis following intentional paraquat ingestion'. Liver Int. 2013 Mar; 33(3):494.
Sun S, Wang H, Zhao G, An Y, Guo Y, Du L, Song H, Qiao F, Yu H, Wu X, Atkinson C, Jiang S, Tomlinson S, Zhou Y. Complement inhibition alleviates paraquat-induced acute lung injury. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2011 Oct; 45(4):834-42.
Guan S, Li P, Luo J, Li Y, Huang L, Wang G, Zhu L, Fan H, Li W, Wang L. A deuterohemin peptide extends lifespan and increases stress resistance in Caenorhabditis elegans. Free Radic Res. 2010 Jul; 44(7):813-20.
Harris KC, Bielefeld E, Hu BH, Henderson D. Increased resistance to free radical damage induced by low-level sound conditioning. Hear Res. 2006 Mar; 213(1-2):118-29.
Wang Y, Feinstein SI, Manevich Y, Ho YS, Fisher AB. Peroxiredoxin 6 gene-targeted mice show increased lung injury with paraquat-induced oxidative stress. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2006 Jan-Feb; 8(1-2):229-37.
Bielefeld EC, Hu BH, Harris KC, Henderson D. Damage and threshold shift resulting from cochlear exposure to paraquat-generated superoxide. Hear Res. 2005 Sep; 207(1-2):35-42.
Kim HS, Manevich Y, Feinstein SI, Pak JH, Ho YS, Fisher AB. Induction of 1-cys peroxiredoxin expression by oxidative stress in lung epithelial cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2003 Aug; 285(2):L363-9.