Porter, Roy B.; Reese, Paul, B.; Williams, L. A. D.; Williams, David J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Chemistry; Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology)
Acaricidal and insecticidal activities of cadina-4, 10 (15)-dien-3-one.
Date of Publication
The novel assingment of 13C and 1HNMR data for cadina-4,10(15)-dien-3-one obtained from Hyptis verticillata is presented. The study reveals that cadina-4,10(15)-dien-3-one possesses chemosterilant activities against the economically important cattle tick, Boophilus microplus, and toxic action against adult Cylas formicarius,the most destructive pest of sweet potato (Ipomoeasp.)....