DEET


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deet

(dēt) diethyltoluamide.

DEET

abbreviation for diethyltoluamide, an insect repellant.

DEET

Diethyl(meta)toluamide. An insect repellent.

DEET

diethyltoluamide.
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Another one was sensitive to increasing concentrations of sugar, and another cell was responsive to DEET and quinine.
The metabolism of DEET has been studied in animals or humans in many western countries, but is rarely addressed in Asia; yet it is not clear whether ethnic difference affects the metabolism as well as dermal absorption of DEET.
Knowing which cells make insects abhor DEET allows scientists to test other possible bug repellents by applying them to those neurons, Ray says.
Mean protection times provided by 25% DEET differed by 2 h, being shortest for large/mated Ae.
Campers and other people who love the insect-infested outdoors are also benefiting from deet in commercial insect repellants.
Field evaluation: Field trials with Advanced Odomos and DEET creams against malaria vectors An.
Repellents) with 10 to 40 percent DEET work well in most applications," says Roxanne Connelly, Associate Professor at University of Florida's Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory.
Vertellus manufactures DEET at their facility in Greensboro, North Carolina and will continue to do so after the transaction.
The goal of this study was to compare repellent activity of deet with potential candidate replacements SS220 and Bayrepel against mosquito species commonly found in Kisumu, Kenya.
DEET was also formulated as a liquid concentrate containing 30% of active ingredient.
But the team successfully included DEET by encapsulating it in a hydrogel substance, a water-rich material that prevented DEET from catching fire.
Wear long-sleeve shirts and pants and use mosquito repellent containing DEET, Picaridin or oil of lemon or eucalyptus when outdoors during dusk and dawn.