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Insect Repellents

Known as: insect repellant, insect repellants, insect repellent 
Substances causing insects to turn away from them or reject them as food.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2012
Review
2012
In recent years, the use of essential oils (EOs) derived from aromatic plants as low-risk insecticides has increased considerably… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
DEET is the most widely used insect repellent worldwide. In Drosophila olfactory receptor neurons (ORNs), DEET is detected… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background DEET, 2-undecanone (2-U), IR3535 and Picaridin are widely used as insect repellents to prevent interactions between… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BackgroundN,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (deet) remains the gold standard for insect repellents. About 200 million people use it… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Arthropod bites remain a major cause of patient morbidity. These bites can cause local or systemic effects that may be infectious… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
DEET (N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide) is the world's most widely used topical insect repellent, with broad effectiveness against most… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The insect repellent DEET is effective against a variety of medically important pests, but its mode of action still draws… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND The worldwide threat of arthropod-transmitted diseases, with their associated morbidity and mortality, underscores the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
A BSTRACT Background The worldwide threat of arthropodtransmitted diseases, with their associated morbidity and mortality… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Muscodor vitigenus is a recently described endophytic fungus of Paullinia paullinioides, a liana growing in the understorey of… Expand
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