N,N-Diethyl Phenylacetamide (DEPA): A Safe and Effective Repellent for Personal Protection Against Hematophagous Arthropods

@inproceedings{Kalyanasundaram2006NNDiethylP,
  title={N,N-Diethyl Phenylacetamide (DEPA): A Safe and Effective Repellent for Personal Protection Against Hematophagous Arthropods},
  author={Muthuswami Kalyanasundaram and Nisha Mathew},
  booktitle={Journal of medical entomology},
  year={2006}
}
Abstract Repellents play an important role in protecting humans from the bites of insect pests. An effective and safe repellent will be useful in reducing human-vector contact and thereby help in the interruption of vector borne disease transmission. Because of the unavailability of m-toluic acid in India for the manufacture of N,N-diethyl m-toluamide (DEET), there is a need to develop an alternate effective and safe insect repellent. In total, 120 substituted amides were synthesized and tested… 
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