An insect antifeedant limonoid from turraea nilotica

Michael D. Bentley, Geoffrey O. Adul, A. Randall Alford, Fu Yung Huang, Leslie Gelbaum, Ahmed Hassanali

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Nilotin [1], a new limonoid, has been isolated from the rootbark of Turraea nilotica and its structure established by spectroscopic methods. It displayed significant activity as an antifeedant against larvae of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)748-750
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Natural Products
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1995 May

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Organic Chemistry


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