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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1945-2018
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2011
2011
Several lines of evidence suggest that insect repellent molecules reduce mosquito-host contacts by interacting with odorants and… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND DEET, 2-undecanone (2-U), IR3535 and Picaridin are widely used as insect repellents to prevent interactions between… (More)
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2009
2009
N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (deet) remains the gold standard for insect repellents. About 200 million people use it every year… (More)
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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… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
The insect repellent DEET is effective against a variety of medically important pests, but its mode of action still draws… (More)
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2008
2008
For the use of topical insect repellents, DEET and picaridin, human health risk assessments were conducted for various population… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND The worldwide threat of arthropod-transmitted diseases, with their associated morbidity and mortality, underscores the… (More)
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2002
2002
Muscodor vitigenus is a recently described endophytic fungus of Paullinia paullinioides, a liana growing in the understorey of… (More)
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2001
2001
Three experimental approaches were used to evaluate the oviposition deterrency of three insect repellents, AI3-35765, AI3-37220… (More)
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1985
1985
Seizures and acute behaviour change developed in an 8-year-old girl following exposure to Muskol and Off insect repellents. She… (More)
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