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Journal Article
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Williams, L.A.D.; Caleb-Williams, L.S.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology); Faculty of Medical Sciences
Article Title
Insecticidally active sesquiterpene furan from Bonita daphnoides
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Philippine Journal of Science
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Date of Publication
1997
Volume ID
126
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
155-162
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Abstract
Actively guided isolation of the crude ethanol extract of the leaves and stems of Bontia daphnoides using the sweet potato weevil as a test organism revealed that the most insecticidally active compound was the sesquiterpene furan, epingaione. The activity of the furan was compared to those of the commercial insecticide dimethoate and a nicotine-rich extract of tobacco.....
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