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- Miyazawa, Mitsuo; Fujioka, Jun; Ishikawa, Yukio
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture 2002 v.82 no.13 pp. 1574-1578
- Drosophila melanogaster; Euodia; acute toxicity; adults; alkaloids; diet; drugs; fractionation; fruits; insecticidal properties; insecticides; larvae; lethal concentration 50; lethal dose 50; screening
- ... In the course of screening for novel naturally occurring insecticides from Chinese crude drugs, the MeOH extract of the fruits of Evodia rutaecarpa Benth was found to give insecticidal activity against larvae of Drosophila melanogaster Meigen. Three alkaloids, evodiamine (1), rutaecarpine (2) and rhetsinine (3), were isolated by bioassay-guided fractionation of the extract. Insecticidal activity a ...