Monoamines as Targets for Insecticide Discovery

  • K. R. Jennings
  • D. G. Kuhn
  • S. Trotto
  • W. K. Whitney
Part of the Experimental and Clinical Neuroscience book series (ECN)


Although many chemical insecticides are available for crop protection, grain storage, homeowner and public health uses, the majority of these materials fall into a few small classes of chemistry when classified by modes of action. When these insecticide classes are examined, it becomes clear that the majority of insecticides in use today exert their toxic action on the insect nervous system.


Biogenic Amine Nerve Cord Ovicidal Activity Pesticidal Action Cyclohexyl Amino 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. R. Jennings
    • 1
  • D. G. Kuhn
    • 1
  • S. Trotto
    • 1
  • W. K. Whitney
    • 1
  1. 1.Agricultural Research DivisionAmerican Cyanamid CompanyPrincetonUSA

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