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Jaworska, J.S.; Hunter, R.S.; Schultz, T.W. Quantitative Structure-Toxicity Relationships and Volume Fraction Analyses for Selected Esters. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 1995, 29, 1, 86–93.

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Jaworska, J.S.; Hunter, R.S.; Schultz, T.W. Quantitative Structure-Toxicity Relationships and Volume Fraction Analyses for Selected Esters. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 1995, 29, 1, 86–93.

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Property pLC50: 96-h Fathead minnow toxicity as log(1/LC50) [log(L/mmol)]

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Property pIGC50: 2-day Tetrahymena toxicity as log(1/IGC50) [log(L/mmol)]

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dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-23T15:56:55Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-23T15:56:55Z
dc.date.issued 2012-05-23
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10967/55
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15152/QDB.55
dc.description.abstract The acute toxicity of aliphatic and aromatic mono and diesters in two eucaryotic organisms was compared. The test systems were the static 2-d Tetrahymena pyriformis 50% population growth impairment (IGC50(-1)) assay, and the flow-through 4-d Pimephales promelas 50% mortality (LC50(-1)) assay. In ciliates, esters act via the nonpolar narcosis mechanism of toxic action. This was indicated by: the high quality 1-octanol/water partition coefficient (log Kow) dependent quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR), log IGC50(-1) = 0.79 (log Kow) - 1.93, n = 15, r2 = 0.945, s = 0.22, f = 222.37 Pr > f = 0.001); volume fraction (Vf) (0.8e-02); and "a" coefficient (0.3) which are not different from other nonpolar narcotics. In vivo hydrolysis in Tetrahymena appears to be insignificant. However, in fish, presumably because of more active esterases, in vivo hydrolysis is significant and leads to greater toxicity of esters than observed for nonpolar narcotics. Moreover, it leads to a unique high quality QSAR, log LC50(-1) = 0.64 (log Kow) - 0.64, n = 14, r2 = 0.945, s = 0.22, f = 207.08, Pr > f = 0.0001). Due to in vivo hydrolysis, a nonreducing concentration gradient is formed between water and fish. Therefore, the fish take up more toxicant as compared to a situation that leads to thermodynamic equilibrium. Additional information about the mechanism of ester toxicity in fish was gained by applying corrections for hydrolysis in volume fraction analyses. The corrected Vf (0.6e-02) is very close to the one found for nonpolar narcotics (0.7e-02). These analyses suggest that esters which hydrolyze to an acid and aliphatic alcohol act as nonpolar narcotics. Moreover, the mechanism of toxic action of esters that yield a phenol upon hydrolysis is mixed and represents polar and nonpolar narcoses.
dc.publisher Villu Ruusmann
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.title Jaworska, J.S.; Hunter, R.S.; Schultz, T.W. Quantitative Structure-Toxicity Relationships and Volume Fraction Analyses for Selected Esters. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 1995, 29, 1, 86–93.
qdb.property.endpoint 3. Ecotoxic effects 3.3. Acute toxicity to fish
qdb.property.endpoint 6. Other (Acute toxicity to ciliate protozoa)
qdb.property.species Pimephales promelas (Fathead minnow)
qdb.property.species Tetrahymena pyriformis
qdb.descriptor.application MedChem 3.53
bibtex.entry article
bibtex.entry.author Jaworska, J. S.
bibtex.entry.author Hunter, R. S.
bibtex.entry.author Schultz, T. W.
bibtex.entry.doi 10.1007/BF00213091
bibtex.entry.journal Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol.
bibtex.entry.number 1
bibtex.entry.pages 86–93
bibtex.entry.title Quantitative Structure-Toxicity Relationships and Volume Fraction Analyses for Selected Esters
bibtex.entry.volume 29
bibtex.entry.year 1995
qdb.model.type Regression model (regression)


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