"Neonicotinoids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A class of insecticides that are structurally similar to NICOTINE and have physiologically similar effects as agonists of NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTORS, but are less toxic to vertebrates. They are widely used in agriculture.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Neonicotinoids" by people in Profiles.
Imidacloprid induces neurobehavioral deficits and increases expression of glial fibrillary acidic protein in the motor cortex and hippocampus in offspring rats following in utero exposure. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2008; 71(2):119-30.