• Atrazine

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Description
Atrazine is a triazine herbicide commonly used in agriculture to control broadleaf and grass weeds. It is highly selective, and applied to the soil or very early in the postemergent phase.

    CAS Number

    1912-24-9

    Molecular Formula

    C8H14ClN5

    Molecular Weight

    215.68

    Mechanism of Action

    Atrazine binds to the D1 protein of the photosystem II complex, interfering with electron transport and CO2 fixation.

References

    References

    Al-Khatib, K. (2017). Herbicide Symptoms: Photosystem II inhibitors. University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resrouces, http://herbicidesymptoms.ipm.ucanr.edu/MOA/Photosystem_II_Inhibitors/

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