Improved synthesis ofendo-brevicomin for the control of bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae).
Journal of Chemical Ecology, 2(1), 83-86 (1976)
Fangfang Zeng et al.
Insect biochemistry and molecular biology, 113, 103213-103213 (2019-08-24)
Mosquitoes rely heavily on the olfactory system to find a host for a bloodmeal, plants for a source of energy and suitable sites for oviposition. Here, we examined a cluster of eight odorant receptors (ORs), which includes one OR, CquiOR1...
Pingxi Xu et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(46), 16592-16597 (2014-10-29)
Insect repellents are important prophylactic tools for travelers and populations living in endemic areas of malaria, dengue, encephalitis, and other vector-borne diseases. DEET (N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) is a 6-decade-old synthetic repellent, which is still considered the gold standard of mosquito repellents. Mosquitoes...