Carbamate Insecticides Target Human Melatonin Receptors

27 Dec 2016Marina Popovska-Gorevski, Margarita L. Dubocovich, and Rajendram V. Rajnarayanan

data points to a potentially new mechanism through which carbamate insecticides carbaryl and carbofuran could impact human health by altering the homeostatic balance of key regulatory processes by directly binding to melatonin receptors.

Medical Discussion
2 effects

Reported Outcomes

VariablesOutcomeEffectLatency

Pesticides Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor
Pesticides Ex...
Contaminant

Poor sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Poor sleep
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

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Pesticides Exposure Contaminant risk & protective factor
Pesticides Ex...
Contaminant

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome

Notable Increase

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