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rotenone

 [ro´tĕ-nōn]
a poisonous compound from derris root and other roots; used as an insecticide.

ro·te·none

(rō'te-nōn),
The principal insecticidal component of derris root, Derris elliptica, D. malaccensis, and other D. species, and from Lonchocarpus nicou (family Leguminosae); used externally for the treatment of scabies and infestation with chiggers, and in veterinary medicine for follicular mange and infestation with lice, fleas, and ticks; an inhibitor of the respiratory chain.

rotenone

/ro·te·none/ (ro´tĕ-nōn) a poisonous compound from derris root and other roots; used as an insecticide.

rotenone

a compound derived from the root and rhizomes of derris (Derris elliptica) and lonchocarpus (Lonchocarpus utilis). Used as an insecticide and as an acaricide, mainly on dogs, cats, cattle, birds and fish. Toxic to pigs, causing incoordination, tremor, recumbency and terminal respiratory paralysis.
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The usage of two different mixtures of eluent (hexane + chloroform (30+70)) has resulted in a smaller amount of unknown markers along with a distinguishable rotenone spot as compared to the usage of conventional TLC method.
Rotenone, deguelin, their metabolites, and the rat model of Parkinson's disease.
The fractions of the liquid crude extract supernatant were subjected to quantitative analysis by using a reverse-phase high performance liquid chromatography (RP-HPLC) with UV (Photodiode Array--PDA) detection at 294 nm to determine the rotenone content.
3], KCN, CyA, and Of these inhibitors, CCCP (a mitochondrial membrane potential uncoupler) and rotenone (a mitochondrial complex I inhibitor) showed an effect on 1,2-NQ-induced [H.
Control reactions contained 2 [micro]mol/L rotenone as a specific inhibitor of complex I activity.
Or use a more toxic pesticide such as carbaryl, pyrethrin, or rotenone.
Rotenone and its derivatives are well known for their insecticidal properties.
Previous data from our group demonstrated that rotenone, a MCI blocker, selectively occludes responsiveness to hypoxia in CB cells.
Rotenone, an insecticide, was used to induce Parkinsonism in a rat population and some were supplemented with different doses of vinpocetine.
Previous control measures included using rotenone, which poisons fish, but carp repopulated the lake from tributaries and untreated areas.
Rotenone and its derivatives that commonly refer to rotenoids are well known for their insecticidal properties.