In Memory of Professor John E. Casida (1929-2018)

Look for the Unusual




John E. Casida, obituray


This is the obituary of Professor John E. Casida (1929-2018).


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Casida, J.E., 1970. Mixed-function oxidase involvement in the biochemistry of insecticide synergists. J. Agric. Food Chem. 18, 753–772.

Casida, J.E., Gammon, D.W., Glickman, A.H., Lawrence, L.J., 1983. Mechanisms of selective action of pyreth-roid insecticides. Annu. Rev. Pharmacol. Toxicol. 23, 413–438.

Casida, J.E., Quistad, G.B., 2004. Organophosphate toxicology: safety aspects of nonacetylcholinesterase secondary targets. Chem. Res. Toxicol. 17, 983–998.

Casida, J.E., Quistad, G.B., 1998. Golden age of insecti-cide research: past, present, or future? Annu. Rev. Ento¬mol. 43, 1–16.
Chet, I., 2009. Ilan Chet, in: Wolf Prize in Agriculture. World Scientific, pp. 531–600.

Johnston, J., Ruzo, L., 2011. Still curious: an overview of John Casida’s contributions to agrochemical research. J. Agric. Food Chem. 59, 2760–2761.
Nomura, D.K., 2018. Virtual issue on the work of John Casida. Chem. Res. Toxicol. 31, 637–638.

Quistad, G., 2000. Environmental Chemistry and Toxico-logy Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley. Pestic. Outlook 11, 135–137.

Tomizawa, M., Casida, J.E., 2005. Neonicotinoid insect-icide toxicology: mechanisms of selective action. Annu. Rev. Pharmacol. Toxicol. 45, 247–268.

Tomizawa, M., Casida, J.E., 2003. Selective toxicity of neonicotinoids attributable to specificity of insect and mammalian nicotinic receptors. Annu. Rev. Entomol. 48, 339–364.



How to Cite

Komives, T. (2018). In Memory of Professor John E. Casida (1929-2018): Look for the Unusual. Ecocycles, 4(1), 65-67.