Metrifonate

Category: Antiprotozoal / Anthelmintic



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Metrifonate (INN) or trichlorfon (USAN) is an irreversible organophosphate acetylcholinesterase inhibitor.[3] It is a prodrug which is activated non-enzymatically into the active agent dichlorvos. It is used as an insecticide. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency trichlorfon has been used on golf course turf, home lawns, non-food contact areas of food and meat processing plants, ornamental shrubs and plants, and ornamental and baitfish ponds. Used to control ca...

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