Inhibition of Acetylcholinesterase in Wild Bird Populations Exposure to Pesticides

Palabras clave: Wild birds, Pesticides, Enzyme inhibition


The widespread use of pesticides in agricultural fields has resulted in the exposure of wildlife species. Bird species have shown substantial population decline and range contraction in agroecosystems, which have been linked to the intensification of agriculture. In this study AChE evaluation in blood in different species of birds (Turdus rufopalliatus, Icterus pustulatus, Melanerpes chrysogenys, Crotophaga sulcirostris; both genders) in agricultural lands of the state of Guerrero, southern Mexico. The result show a tendency to susceptible the female birds at inhibition AChE. Our results also suggest that inhibition of AChE due to pesticides could have repercussions in the population of bird species.


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Zapata-Muñoz , L. E., Almazán-Núñez, R. C., Hernández-Ochoa, I., Ortuño-Pineda, C., González- Calixto, C., Calixto-Galvéz, M., Muñoz-Barrios, S., & Urióstegui-Acosta , M. (2023). Inhibition of Acetylcholinesterase in Wild Bird Populations Exposure to Pesticides. Ciencia Latina Revista Científica Multidisciplinar, 7(5), 3211-3222.