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1 March 2009 Larvicidal Activity of Grandisin Against Aedes aegypti
Marise M.O. Cabral, Jeronimo A. Alencar, Anthony E. Guimarães, Massuo J. Kato
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Dengue is a tropical disease caused by an arbovirus transmitted by the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Because no effective vaccine is available for the disease, the strategy for its prevention has focused on vector control by the use of natural insecticides. The aim of this study was to evaluate the larvicidal activity of the lignan grandisin, a leaf extract from Piper solmsianum, against Ae. aegypti.

Marise M.O. Cabral, Jeronimo A. Alencar, Anthony E. Guimarães, and Massuo J. Kato "Larvicidal Activity of Grandisin Against Aedes aegypti," Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 25(1), 103-105, (1 March 2009). https://doi.org/10.2987/08-5828.1
Published: 1 March 2009
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Aedes aegypti
Culicidae
larvicidal activity
Lignoids
Piper solmsianum
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