Cat. No. 3069

Acephate C4H10NO3PS [30560-19-1]

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Chemical Name: Acetylphosphoramidothioic acid O,S-dimethyl ester

Biological Activity

Anticholinesterase insecticide that produces cholinotoxicity. Displays weak inhibition of rat acetylcholinesterase (AChE) but potently inhibits cockroach AChE.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
Store at +4°C

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Singh (1990) Molecular properties and inhibition of acetylcholinesterase obtained from rat brain and cockroach ganglion. Toxicol.Ind.Health 6 551.

Kumar (2004) Changes in rat brain regions serotoninergic system following acephate poisoning. Pest.Biochem.Physiol. 78 140.

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