Studies on Crude Drugs Effective on Visceral Larva Migrans. V.1)The Larvicidal Principle in Mace (Aril of Myristica fragrans)

Norio Nakamura, Fumiyuki Kiuchi, Yoshisuke Tsuda, Kaoru Kondo

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The larvicidal principle in mace, aril of Myristica fragrans (Myristicaceae), was identified as a diarylnonanoid, malabaricone C (1), whose minimal lethal concentration against second-stage larva of Toxocara canis was 6μm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2685-2688
Number of pages4
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1988 Jan 1



  • Myristica argentea
  • Myristica fragrans
  • Papua mace
  • Toxocara canis
  • diarylnonanoid
  • larvicidal activity
  • mace
  • malabaricone C
  • nutmeg
  • visceral larva migrans

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery

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