Insect Juvenile Hormone: Activity of Selected Terpenoid Compounds

Science  09 Jan 1970:
Vol. 167, Issue 3915, pp. 191-192
DOI: 10.1126/science.167.3915.191


A nuimber of compounds with terpenoid skeletons attached to various functional groups were prepared and tested for their effects as a juvenile hormone in the yellow mealworm Tenebrio molitor. Several of these compounds showed high activity.