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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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Juss, 1797) (Mordue and Nisbet 2000) and rotenone [Lonchocarpus utilis (Smith), Lonchocarpus urucu (Killip and Smith), Derris elliptica (Wallich) Benth and Derris malaccensis (Benth.
Tumanda M Effects of rotenone containing Derris root extracts on the mortality of some predator fishes of pond cultured prawns under different water temperature salinity combinations.
Rotenone is colourless and odourless, and has an empirical formula of C23H22O6 and a molecular weight of 394.
Application of a potent complex I inhibitor, rotenone (1 [micro]mol [1.
Antimycine-A (1 mmol/L) and rotenone (3 mmol/L) were dissolved in ethanol.
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But, he added, animal models have shown that both rotenone and paraquat can cause degeneration of dopaminergic neurons.
Regarding specific pesticides, rotenone is commonly used for insect control in home gardens, lice and tick control on pets, and fish eradication as part of water management.
The drastic measure, taken to eradicate shoals of an alien species called Topmouth Gudgeon, saw quantities of carp, bream and other native species netted and removed before the chemical Rotenone was added.
NO of Isla del Cano, 08[degrees]43'10" N, 83[degrees]54'30" W; rotenone, 31-37 m, R/V Searcher, W.
In animal and in vitro studies, exposure to inhibitors of complex I such as the pesticide rotenone produced neurochemcial and neuropathologic features of Parkinson's disease (Nat.