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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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Although longitudinal data were collected, for this preliminary analysis, only the last time point of the rotenone pre/postinjection was included, as the focus was to document the presence of oropharyngeal dysfunction in this model.
2015) was used to study the toxicity of rotenone and rotenone + cinnamon oil to S.
Approximately, 20 mg of rotenone standard of Sigma Aldrich, 95% (w/w), was diluted with 50 ml of acetonitrile in a volumetric flask.
Moreover, immunoprecipitation of endogenous DJ-1 coprecipitated BAG5 with or without rotenone (Figure 1(c)).
Moreover, both [sup.18]F-BCPP-EF and [sup.18]F-flurpiridaz significantly decreased after preadministering rotenone in the heart [58].
elata (Deflers) that characterized tephrosin which showed activity against Spodoptera exempta (Walk.) (Lepdoptera: Noctuidae); isopongaflavone against Maruca testulalis (Geyer) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and Eldana saccharina (Walk.) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and rotenone against S.
More recently, rotenone has appeared to be of interest because of its selectivity and low environmental hazard.
Sabadilla was first used in the 16th century, and grew in popularity during World War II when pyrethrum and rotenone were in short supply.
Moreover, PQQ protected cells from mitochondrial inhibition by rotenone, 3-nitropropionic acid, antimycin A, and sodium azide.
After this, the long-term job that took over 22 years before results started being seen involved draining as much of the lake as possible and then using a chemical called rotenone to kill the invasive fish.