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lufenuron

(lū-fen'nyū-ron),
An insect growth regulator of the benzoylphenylurea class of parasiticides, interference with chitin synthesis through serine protease inhibition leads to dessication of the developing insect; no effect on adult fleas except lost reproductive efficiency. Effective for environmental flea control in dog and cat populations; flea must bite the host to ingest the chemical; administered orally with meal, or as the injection preparation labeled for cats.

lufenuron

a benzoylphenyl urea insecticide which acts as an insect development inhibitor. It blocks normal synthesis and deposition of chitin. Administered orally once a month to control fleas.
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The second category comprises compounds inhibiting chitin biosynthesis, such as diflubenzuron, chlorflauzuron, triflumuron, flufenoxuron, hexaflumuron, lufenuron, diofenolan, teflubenzuron, triflumuron, and novaluron, and those that interfere with the molting process in general, such as tebufenozide (RH-5992), methoxyfenozide (RH-2485), halofenozide (RH-0345) and chromofenozide (ANS-118) (Staal 1975; Ghoneim et al.
The present study was carried out to evaluate the effects of 3 IGRs, pyriproxyfen, tebufenozide, and lufenuron, on the carbohydrate content of both the hemolymph and fat body of the economically important locust, S.
Lufenuron caused an increase in carbohydrate content of nymphal hemolymph in 4- and 7-d-old nymphs, but not in 1-d-old ones at 1000 ppm.
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One application of lufenuron (50%) at a rate of 310 mL/ha was made on 27 Mar 2005 to control the fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.
Santo Amaro, SP, Brazil), and lufenuron (Match 50 g/L EC, Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
The federal Food and Drug Administration has classified Program, or lufenuron, as a legend drug," said Mr.
The Veterinary Board has contacted CIBA-GEIGY Corporation, the maker of lufenuron, to request that the company change its ads to clarify the drug's dispensing restrictions.