The effect of acute organophosphate intoxication on female rat hippocampus cornu ammonis region pyramidal neuron numbers, biochemistry and morphology


BAŞ O., ÇANKAYA S., ENGİNYURT Ö., Aslan A., Uydu H. A. , Odaci E., ...More

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL NEUROANATOMY, vol.100, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 100
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jchemneu.2019.101652
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL NEUROANATOMY

Abstract

Background: The most commonly used insecticides and pesticides worldwide are organophosphate compounds, chemicals that irreversibly inhibit the cholinesterase enzyme. Acute intoxication with cholinesterase inhibitors is known to cause permanent effects on both the human and rat brains.