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Kimo Morris kimomorris at sprintmail.com
Wed Jun 25 13:48:05 EST 1997


Oliver Kayser wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I am new to this group, and I would like to ask you for an adress of an
> institute or scientist who is working on repellents against Anopheles.
> The reason why I am writing to the comunity is, that we checked in our
> department at the Freie University of Berlin a plant from South Africa
> against tuberculosis. I took this shrub home in the summer and it
> smelled quite strange. On the other hand me and my family were not
> bitten by any insects. Suppressed by this facts, I looked up literature
> and found repellent effects for this genus documentated.
> Getting interested, we run some GC-MS of the essential oil and found
> around 100 compounds we could detect. But still today I would like to
> make a bioassay for prooving this results.
> 
> If somebody is interested to test the essential oil please contact me
> directly, because I didn't subscribe to this mailing group.
> 
> Oliver

Hi Oliver,

I know Phil Rossignol and his graduate student Barcin Dogan are working
on mosquito repellents, but I'm not sure they are for Anopheles
specifically.  Here are thier e-mail addresses:

rossignp at bcc.orst.edu
doganb at bcc.orst.edu

Tell them Kimo sent you.

A. Kimo Morris
(formerly morrisk at bcc.orst.edu)



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