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Química Nova

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SILVA, Gustavo Rocha; BORGES JR., Itamar; FIGUEROA-VILLAR, José Daniel  and  CASTRO, Alexandre Taschetto de. Defesa química: histórico, classificação dos agentes de guerra e ação dos neurotóxicos. Quím. Nova [online]. 2012, vol.35, n.10, pp.2083-2091. ISSN 0100-4042.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0100-40422012001000033.

Chemical agents are substances used for their toxic effects on humans, animals and plants. The main objective of chemical defense is to develop systems that reduce these effects while minimizing impact on the operational capacity of military troops. In this work, a report on the development of chemical warfare agents since the First World War and their classification is presented. Special attention is given to neurotoxic agents, the most lethal group of chemical agents known to date.

Keywords : chemical defense; warfare agents; neurotoxic agents.

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