Diflubenzuron (Dimilin), Insect growth regulator (ab142288)

Overview

  • Product name

    Diflubenzuron (Dimilin), Insect growth regulator
  • Description

    Potent insect growth regulator
  • Biological description

    Potent insect growth regulator (IC50 = 36 nM). Inhibits chitin synthetase and disrupts molting.
  • Purity

    > 96%
  • CAS Number

    35367-38-5
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    N-[(4-Chlorophenyl)carbamoyl]-2,6-difluorobenzamide
  • Molecular weight

    310.68
  • Molecular formula

    C14H9ClF2N2O2
  • PubChem identifier

    37123
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in DMSO or Ethanol
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    C1=CC(=C(C(=C1)F)C(=O)NC(=O)NC2=CC=C(C=C2)Cl)F
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Merzendorfer H  et al. Genomic and proteomic studies on the effects of the insect growth regulator diflubenzuron in the model beetle species Tribolium castaneum. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 42:264-76 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22212827) »
  • Bansal R  et al. Characterization of a chitin synthase encoding gene and effect of diflubenzuron in soybean aphid, Aphis glycines. Int J Biol Sci 8:1323-34 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 23139631) »
  • Kamal HA & Khater EI The biological effects of the insect growth regulators; pyriproxyfen and diflubenzuron on the mosquito Aedes aegypti. J Egypt Soc Parasitol 40:565-74 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 21268527) »

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