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Title: Molecular interactions of pyrethroid insecticides with insect ion channels
Author: Verdin, Paul Stephen
Awarding Body: UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
Current Institution: University of Nottingham
Date of Award: 2008
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Abstract:
Much of the present knowledge of the activity of pyrethroids on the insect Na⁺ channel has come from the electrophysiological investigation of Na⁺ channels expressed heterologously in the Xenopus laevis oocyte expression system. The effects of the naturally occurring pyrethroid resistance mutations, located within the Na⁺ channel gene(s), have also been studied in this way. These studies have yielded a wealth of information, but make several assumptions - that insect Na⁺ channels behave normally in this alien environment and that the expressed channels accurately represent the range channels present in neurons.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.495529  DOI: Not available
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