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rotenone

(rō`tənōn'): see insecticideinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides

The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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rotenone

[′rōt·ən‚ōn]
(organic chemistry)
C23H22O6 White crystals with a melting point of 163°C; soluble in ether and acetone; used as an insecticide and in flea powders and fly sprays. Also known as tubatoxin.
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For example, the biodegradable and photolabile rotenone in the form of derris resin (Cheng et al.
Neuroprotective efficacy of Bacopa monnieri against rotenone induced oxidative stress and neurotoxicity in Drosophila melanogaster.
Rodents injected with rotenone suffered a wasting of brain cells and displayed classic Parkinson's symptoms.
The guidelines prohibit the use of such materials as certain chemical fertilizers, insecticides, and herbicides, excluding low-toxicity oil sprays, insecticidal soaps, biological insecticides such as Bacillus thuringiensis (BT), and natural, plant-based insecticides such as pyrethrum and rotenone.
The ratios between all solutions are as follows: Rotenone liquid crude extract: distilled water: aluminium sulfate (1.
In some experiments, cells were pretreated 30 mm with DMSO control or the inhibitors diphenyleneiodonium (DPI; 25 [micro]M), carbonyl cyanide 3-chlorophenylhydrazone (CCCP; 10 [micro]M), rotenone (10 [micro]M), sodium azide (Na[N.
Interestingly, we have also obtained comprehensive data which suggest prophylaxis with an BM provides significant neuroprotection against various neurotoxicants such as rotenone and paraquat in Drosophila (Ravikumar and Muralidhara 2009, 2010) and 3-NPA and rotenone in prepubertal mice models (Shinomol and Muralidhara 2006; Shinomol 2008).
The Eagle Lake trout are predacious and it is hoped they will eat any stray chubs that may have survived the rotenone treatment.
Galloway, PhD Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, MI Project Title: "Ultra High Field MRS Assessment of MPTP, Rotenone, & BSO Effects in Rodents" Rolf Gruetter, PhD University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN Project Title: "Non-Invasive Markers of Oxidative Stress in Human Brain" Peter A.
Sensitivity to the inhibitor rotenone was used as the indicator of complex I specific activity (9).