The evaluation of Periophtalmodon schlosseri as a source of acetylcholinesterase for the detection of insecticides

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Sabullah M.K

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The aim of this study is to investigate the ability of acetylcholinesterase from mudskipper, Periophtalmodon schlosseri, as an assay to detect various pesticides, especially carbamate and organophosphate, and selected metal ions. The assay is sensitive to several carbamates with IC50of 0.0993, 0.0945, 0.0532 and 0.0488 mg/L for carbaryl, methomyl, propoxur and bendiocarb, respectively. Carbofuran highly inhibited the activity (0.0313) with the limit of detection (LOD) of 0.0176 and the limit of quantitation (LOQ) of 0.0526. The organophosphate group is less inhibiting compared to carbamate group.

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M.K, Sabullah. The evaluation of Periophtalmodon schlosseri as a source of acetylcholinesterase for the detection of insecticides. Bulletin of Environmental Science and Management, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 20-24, jan. 2014. ISSN 2289-5876. Available at: <http://journal.hibiscuspublisher.com/index.php/BESM/article/view/33>. Date accessed: 21 sep. 2018.
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