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Index Rodenticide

Rodenticides, colloquially rat poison, are typically non-specific pest control chemicals made and sold for the purpose of killing rodents. [1]

98 relations: Alberta, Allotropes of phosphorus, Alpha-Naphthylthiourea, Aluminium phosphide, Ammonia, Anatomical terms of muscle, Anemia, Antibiotic, Anticoagulant, Arsenic trioxide, Bacteriostatic agent, Barium carbonate, Blood plasma, Blood vessel, Brodifacoum, Bromadiolone, Bromethalin, Brown rat, Calcitonin, Calcium phosphide, Campbell Island, New Zealand, Canna, Scotland, Capillary, Cardiac glycoside, Chemical substance, Chloralose, Chlorophacinone, Cholecalciferol, Combustion, Corn gluten meal, Coumarin, Coumatetralyl, Crimidine, Difenacoum, Difethialone, Diphenadione, Endrin, Ergocalciferol, Explosion, Factor VII, Flocoumafen, Fluoroacetamide, Fumigation, Hawadax Island, Homeostasis, Hydrogen cyanide, Hydrolysis, Hypercalcaemia, Hypervitaminosis, Hypovolemia, ..., Insecticide, International unit, Ionization, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Microbiota, Nitrophenol, Oleandrin, Pest control, Pesticide, Pet, Phosacetim, Phosphine, Pindone, Poison, Poison shyness, Powdered corn cob, Prodrug, Pyrinuron, Rodent, Scilliroside, Secondary poisoning, Sodium fluoroacetate, Stomach, Strychnine, Strychnos nux-vomica, Sulfaquinoxaline, Symbiosis, Tetramethylenedisulfotetramine, Thallium poisoning, Thallium(I) sulfate, Thrombin, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Urea, Vitamin, Vitamin D, Vitamin K, Vomiting, Warfarin, Wild turkey, Zinc phosphide, Zyklon B, 1,3-Difluoro-2-propanol, 1,3-Indandione, 2,4-Dinitrophenol, 4-Hydroxycoumarin, 4-Hydroxycoumarins. Expand index (48 more) »


Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Allotropes of phosphorus

Elemental phosphorus can exist in several allotropes, the most common of which are white and red solids.

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Aluminium phosphide

Aluminium phosphide (aluminum phosphide) is a highly toxic inorganic compound with the chemical formula used as a wide band gap semiconductor and a fumigant.

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Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3.

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Anatomical terms of muscle

Muscles are described using unique anatomical terminology according to their actions and structure.

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Anemia is a decrease in the total amount of red blood cells (RBCs) or hemoglobin in the blood, or a lowered ability of the blood to carry oxygen.

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An antibiotic (from ancient Greek αντιβιοτικά, antibiotiká), also called an antibacterial, is a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.

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Anticoagulants, commonly referred to as blood thinners, are chemical substances that prevent or reduce coagulation of blood, prolonging the clotting time.

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Arsenic trioxide

Arsenic trioxide is an inorganic compound with the formula.

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Bacteriostatic agent

A bacteriostatic agent or bacteriostat, abbreviated Bstatic, is a biological or chemical agent that stops bacteria from reproducing, while not necessarily killing them otherwise.

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Barium carbonate

Barium carbonate (BaCO3), also known as witherite, is a chemical compound used in rat poison, bricks, ceramic glazes and cement.

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Blood plasma

Blood plasma is a yellowish coloured liquid component of blood that normally holds the blood cells in whole blood in suspension; this makes plasma the extracellular matrix of blood cells.

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Blood vessel

The blood vessels are the part of the circulatory system, and microcirculation, that transports blood throughout the human body.

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Brodifacoum is a highly lethal 4-hydroxycoumarin vitamin K antagonist anticoagulant poison.

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Bromadiolone is a potent anticoagulant rodenticide.

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Bromethalin is a neurotoxic rodenticide that damages the central nervous system.

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Brown rat

The brown rat (Rattus norvegicus), also known as the common rat, street rat, sewer rat, Hanover rat, Norway rat, Norwegian rat, Parisian rat or wharf rat, is one of the best known and most common rats.

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Calcitonin (also known as thyrocalcitonin) is a 32-amino acid linear polypeptide hormone that is produced in humans primarily by the parafollicular cells (also known as C-cells) of the thyroid gland, and in many other animals in the ultimopharyngeal body.

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Calcium phosphide

Calcium phosphide (CP) is the inorganic compound with the formula Ca3P2.

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Campbell Island, New Zealand

Campbell Island / Motu Ihupuku is an uninhabited subantarctic island of New Zealand, and the main island of the Campbell Island group.

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Canna, Scotland

Canna (Canaigh; Eilean Chanaigh) is the westernmost of the Small Isles archipelago, in the Scottish Inner Hebrides.

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A capillary is a small blood vessel from 5 to 10 micrometres (µm) in diameter, and having a wall one endothelial cell thick.

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Cardiac glycoside

Cardiac glycosides are a class of organic compounds that increase the output force of the heart and decrease its rate of contractions by acting on the cellular sodium-potassium ATPase pump.

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Chemical substance

A chemical substance, also known as a pure substance, is a form of matter that consists of molecules of the same composition and structure.

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Chloralose is an avicide, and a rodenticide used to kill mice in temperatures below 15 °C.

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Chlorophacinone is an anticoagulant used as a rodenticide.

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Cholecalciferol, also known as vitamin D3 and colecalciferol, is a type of vitamin D which is made by the skin, found in some foods, and taken as a dietary supplement.

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Combustion, or burning, is a high-temperature exothermic redox chemical reaction between a fuel (the reductant) and an oxidant, usually atmospheric oxygen, that produces oxidized, often gaseous products, in a mixture termed as smoke.

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Corn gluten meal

Corn gluten meal (CGM) is a byproduct of corn (maize) processing that has historically been used as an animal feed.

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Coumarin (2H-chromen-2-one) is a fragrant organic chemical compound in the benzopyrone chemical class, although it may also be seen as a subclass of lactones.

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Coumatetralyl is an anticoagulant of the 4-hydroxycoumarin vitamin K antagonist type used as a rodenticide.

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Crimidine is a convulsant poison used as a rodenticide.

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Difenacoum is an anticoagulant of the 4-hydroxycoumarin vitamin K antagonist type.

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Difethialone is an anticoagulant used as a rodenticide.

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Diphenadione is a vitamin K antagonist that has anticoagulant effects and is used as a rodenticide against rats, mice, voles, ground squirrels and other rodents.

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Endrin is an organochloride with the chemical formula C12H8Cl6O that was first produced in 1950 by Shell and Velsicol Chemical Corporation.

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Ergocalciferol, also known as vitamin D2 and calciferol, is a type of vitamin D found in food and used as a dietary supplement.

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An explosion is a rapid increase in volume and release of energy in an extreme manner, usually with the generation of high temperatures and the release of gases.

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Factor VII

Factor VII (blood-coagulation factor VIIa, activated blood coagulation factor VII, formerly known as proconvertin) is one of the proteins that causes blood to clot in the coagulation cascade.

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Flocoumafen is an anticoagulant of the 4-hydroxycoumarin vitamin K antagonist type.

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Fluoroacetamide is an organic compound based on acetamide with one fluorine atom replacing hydrogen on the methyl group.

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Fumigation is a method of pest control that completely fills an area with gaseous pesticides—or fumigants—to suffocate or poison the pests within.

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Hawadax Island

Hawadax Island (Hawadax) is an island in the Rat Islands archipelago of the western Aleutian Islands in the U.S. state of Alaska.

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Homeostasis is the tendency of organisms to auto-regulate and maintain their internal environment in a stable state.

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Hydrogen cyanide

Hydrogen cyanide (HCN), sometimes called prussic acid, is a chemical compound with the chemical formula HCN.

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Hydrolysis is a term used for both an electro-chemical process and a biological one.

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Hypercalcaemia, also spelled hypercalcemia, is a high calcium (Ca2+) level in the blood serum.

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Hypervitaminosis is a condition of abnormally high storage levels of vitamins, which can lead to toxic symptoms.

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Hypovolemia is a state of decreased blood volume; more specifically, decrease in volume of blood plasma.

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Insecticides are substances used to kill insects.

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International unit

In pharmacology, the international unit is a unit of measurement for the amount of a substance; the mass or volume that constitutes one international unit varies based on which substance is being measured, and the variance is based on the biological activity or effect, for the purpose of easier comparison across substances.

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Ionization or ionisation, is the process by which an atom or a molecule acquires a negative or positive charge by gaining or losing electrons to form ions, often in conjunction with other chemical changes.

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The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs present in left and right sides of the body in vertebrates.

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The liver, an organ only found in vertebrates, detoxifies various metabolites, synthesizes proteins, and produces biochemicals necessary for digestion.

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The lungs are the primary organs of the respiratory system in humans and many other animals including a few fish and some snails.

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A microbiota is an "ecological community of commensal, symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms" found in and on all multicellular organisms studied to date from plants to animals.

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Nitrophenols consist of a phenol molecule with one or more nitro-groups attached to the aromatic ring.

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Oleandrin is a toxic cardiac glycoside found in oleander (Nerium oleander L.). Along with neandrin it is primarily responsible for the toxicity of the sap of oleander.

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Pest control

Pest control is the regulation or management of a species defined as a pest, a member of the animal kingdom that impacts adversely on human activities.

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Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests, including weeds.

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A pet or companion animal is an animal kept primarily for a person's company, protection, or entertainment rather than as a working animal, livestock, or laboratory animal.

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Phosacetim is a toxic organophosphate compound, which acts as an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor and is used as a rodenticide.

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Phosphine (IUPAC name: phosphane) is the compound with the chemical formula PH3.

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Pindone is an anticoagulant drug for agricultural use.

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In biology, poisons are substances that cause disturbances in organisms, usually by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when an organism absorbs a sufficient quantity.

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Poison shyness

Poison shyness, also called conditioned food aversion, refers to the avoidance of a toxic substance by an animal that has previously ingested that substance.

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Powdered corn cob

Powdered Corn Cob (PCC) is marketed as a natural and environmentally-friendly alternative to anticoagulant rodenticide.

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A prodrug is a medication or compound that, after administration, is metabolized (i.e., converted within the body) into a pharmacologically active drug.

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Pyrinuron (Pyriminil, Vacor) is a chemical compound formerly used as a rodenticide.

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Rodents (from Latin rodere, "to gnaw") are mammals of the order Rodentia, which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws.

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Scilliroside is a toxic compound derived from the plant Drimia maritima (syn. Urginea maritima), which is sometimes used as a rodenticide.

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Secondary poisoning

Secondary poisoning, or relay toxicity, is the poisoning that results when one organism comes into contact with or ingests another organism that has poison in its system.

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Sodium fluoroacetate

No description.

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The stomach (from ancient Greek στόμαχος, stomachos, stoma means mouth) is a muscular, hollow organ in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and many other animals, including several invertebrates.

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Strychnine (also or) is a highly toxic, colorless, bitter, crystalline alkaloid used as a pesticide, particularly for killing small vertebrates such as birds and rodents.

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Strychnos nux-vomica

Strychnos nux-vomica, the strychnine tree, also known as nux vomica, poison nut, semen strychnos, and quaker buttons, is a deciduous tree native to India, and southeast Asia.

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Sulfaquinoxaline (IUPAC name: 4-Amino-N-2-quinoxalinylbenzenesulfonamide) is a veterinary medicine which can be given to cattle and sheep to treat coccidiosis.

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Symbiosis (from Greek συμβίωσις "living together", from σύν "together" and βίωσις "living") is any type of a close and long-term biological interaction between two different biological organisms, be it mutualistic, commensalistic, or parasitic.

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Tetramethylenedisulfotetramine (TETS) is an organic compound that is used as a rodenticide (rat poison).

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Thallium poisoning

Thallium and its compounds are often highly toxic.

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Thallium(I) sulfate

Thallium(I) sulfate (Tl2SO4) or thallous sulfate is the sulfate salt of thallium in the common +1 oxidation state, as indicated by the Roman numeral I. It is often referred to as simply thallium sulfate.

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Thrombin (fibrinogenase, thrombase, thrombofort, topical, thrombin-C, tropostasin, activated blood-coagulation factor II, blood-coagulation factor IIa, factor IIa, E thrombin, beta-thrombin, gamma-thrombin) is a serine protease, an enzyme that, in humans, is encoded by the F2 gene.

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United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.

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Urea, also known as carbamide, is an organic compound with chemical formula CO(NH2)2.

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A vitamin is an organic molecule (or related set of molecules) which is an essential micronutrient - that is, a substance which an organism needs in small quantities for the proper functioning of its metabolism - but cannot synthesize it (either at all, or in sufficient quantities), and therefore it must be obtained through the diet.

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium, and phosphate, and multiple other biological effects.

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Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a group of structurally similar, fat-soluble vitamins that the human body requires for complete synthesis of certain proteins that are prerequisites for blood coagulation (K from Koagulation, Danish for "coagulation") and which the body also needs for controlling binding of calcium in bones and other tissues.

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Vomiting, also known as emesis, puking, barfing, throwing up, among other terms, is the involuntary, forceful expulsion of the contents of one's stomach through the mouth and sometimes the nose.

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Warfarin, sold under the brand name Coumadin among others, is a medication that is used as an anticoagulant (blood thinner).

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Wild turkey

The wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) is an upland ground bird native to North America and is the heaviest member of the diverse Galliformes.

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Zinc phosphide

Zinc phosphide (Zn3P2) is an inorganic chemical compound.

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Zyklon B

Zyklon B (translated Cyclone B) was the trade name of a cyanide-based pesticide invented in Germany in the early 1920s.

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1,3-Difluoro-2-propanol is a metabolic poison which disrupts the citric acid cycle and is used as a rodenticide, similar to sodium fluoroacetate.

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1,3-Indandione (indanedione) is an organic compound with the molecular formula C9H6O2.

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2,4-Dinitrophenol (2,4-DNP or simply DNP) is an organic compound with the formula HOC6H3(NO2)2.

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4-Hydroxycoumarin is a coumarin derivative with a hydroxy group at the 4-position.

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4-Hydroxycoumarins belong to a class of vitamin K antagonist (VKA) anticoagulant drug molecules derived from coumarin by adding a hydroxy group at the 4 position to obtain 4-hydroxycoumarin, then adding a large aromatic substituent at the 3-position (the ring-carbon between the hydroxyl and the carbonyl).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rodenticide

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