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Publication Type : Journal Article
Thematic Areas : Biotech
Publisher : Indian journal of experimental biology
Source : Indian journal of experimental biology, Volume 28, Number 6, p.588–589 (1990)
Campus : Amritapuri
School : School of Biotechnology
Center : Biotechnology, Phytochemistry Labs, Sanitation Biotechnology
Department : biotechnology, Chemistry
Year : 1990
Abstract : A petrol extract of Artemisia nilagirica was toxic to late 3rd-instar larvae of the mosquito Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus [C. quinquefasciatus]. Bioassay directed fractionation led to the isolation of an insecticidal principle, identified as capillin (1-phenyl-2,4-hexadiyn-1-one).
Cite this Research Publication : A. Banerji, Luthria, D. L., and Kokate, S. D., “Toxicity of capillin, the insecticidal principle of Artemisia nilagirica Clarke.”, Indian journal of experimental biology, vol. 28, pp. 588–589, 1990.