Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 1998  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 19--23

Effect of biochanin - A against filarial vector


NS Nagarajan, CN Manoj, R Priya, Thilagavathy Daniel, M Sakthivadivel 
 Department of chemistry and biology, Gandhigram rural institute (Deemed University), Gandhigram - 624 302, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
N S Nagarajan
Department of chemistry and biology, Gandhigram rural institute (Deemed University), Gandhigram - 624 302, Tamil Nadu
India

A successful attempt of using sodium salt of a water- insoluble larvicide, as an alternative to the use of solutions of such larvicides in acetone and water, for the larvicidal studies is made, in the present study biochanin - A an isoflavone isolated from the flowers of Dalbergia sissoides (grah) when assessed for larvicidal study as its sodium salt on the fourth instar larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus (Sa) showed significant larvicidal activity [LC 50 308.238ppm, LC90 1889.926 ppm].


How to cite this article:
Nagarajan N S, Manoj C N, Priya R, Daniel T, Sakthivadivel M. Effect of biochanin - A against filarial vector.Ancient Sci Life 1998;18:19-23


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Nagarajan N S, Manoj C N, Priya R, Daniel T, Sakthivadivel M. Effect of biochanin - A against filarial vector. Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 1998 [cited 2020 Aug 8 ];18:19-23
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