Reprod Toxicol 2020 06 12;94:1-7. Epub 2020 Apr 12.
Department of Animal Science and Biotechnology, Kyungpook National University, Sangju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 37224, Republic of Korea; Department of Animal Biotechnology, Kyungpook National University, Sangju, Gyeongsangbuk-do 37224, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:
Fipronil (FPN) is a widely used phenylpyrazole pesticide for the control of insects and removal of veterinary pet fleas, ticks, etc. Although FPN presents moderate hazards to human health, people are readily exposed in daily life. FPN acts by impairing the central nervous systems of insects by blocking gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) and glutamate-activated chloride channels. Read More