Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Selamectin

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2857

Chemical Class

Macrocyclic lactone (16-membered macrocyclic lactone, avermectins).

Mode of Action

Glutamate-gated chloride channel modulator.  Ectoparasiticides: Antagonists and Modulators of Chloride Channels, Nematocidal Drugs.

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