Dieldrin: Interaction with Nerve Components of Cockroaches

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Science  12 Aug 1966:
Vol. 153, Issue 3737, pp. 757-759
DOI: 10.1126/science.153.3737.757


We have evidence that the nerve components of the dieldrin-resistant German cockroach have less binding capacity for dieldrin than those of the susceptible cockroach; the highest interstrain difference was in the crudenucleus fraction. The dieldrin-nerve complexes are not extracted by many organic solvents.