Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

S-Methoprene

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2772

Chemical Class

Juvenile hormone agonist (juvenile hormone analogue).

Mode of Action

Insect growth regulator (IGR, juvenile hormone mimics).  Ectoparasiticides: Inhibitors of Arthropod Development.

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