Larvicidal activity of prenyl xanthones from Garcinia mangostana against dengue vector

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https://doi.org/10.3329/bjp.v12i3.32435

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Dengue, Garcinia mangostana, Larvicidal, Prenyl xanthone, Vector

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Kandasamy Sasikumar, Centre for Infectious Disease and Control, School of BioScience and Technology, VIT University, Vellore

Research Scholar

Asit Ranjan Ghosh, Centre for Infectious Disease and Control, School of BioScience and Technology, VIT University, Vellore

Senior Professor

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2017-08-05

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Sasikumar, K., and A. R. Ghosh. “Larvicidal Activity of Prenyl Xanthones from Garcinia Mangostana Against Dengue Vector”. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 12, no. 3, Aug. 2017, pp. 282-3, doi:10.3329/bjp.v12i3.32435.

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