C-Glycosylflavones from Zea mays that inhibit insect development

  • Elliger C
  • Chan B
  • Waiss A
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Abstract

A new C-glycosylflavone isolated from corn silk inhibits the growth and development of the corn earworm, Heliothis zea. This new compound was shown to be a 2″-O-α-l-rhamnosyl-6-C-(6-deoxy-xylo-hexos-4-ulosyl)luteolin. Also found co-occurring in corn silk were minor amounts of the corresponding 6-C-glycosylated analogs of chrysoeriol and apigenin. © 1980.

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  • Gramineae
  • Heliothis zea
  • Zea mays
  • corn earworm
  • flavone C-glycosides
  • host plant resistance
  • keto sugars.
  • larval growth inhibitors
  • maize

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Authors

  • Carl A. Elliger

  • Bock G. Chan

  • Anthony C. Waiss

  • Robert E. Lundin

  • William F. Haddon

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