Abamectin

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Abamectin
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Clinical data
Synonymsavermectin B1 (CAS name), MK-936
ATCvet code
Identifiers
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ChEMBL
ECHA InfoCard100.113.437 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC48H72O14 (B1a)
C47H70O14 (B1b)
3D model (JSmol)
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Abamectin is a widely used insecticide and anthelmintic.

Activity[edit]

Abamectin is an insecticide as well as an acaricide (miticide)[1] and a nematicide.

Use[edit]

Abamectin is also used as a veterinary antihelmintic. Resistance to abamectin-based antihelmintics, although a growing problem, is not as common as to other classes of veterinary antihelmintics.[citation needed] The benzoate salt emamectin benzoate is also used as an insecticide.

Trade names[edit]

Trade names include Abba, Abathor, Affirm, Agri-Mek, Avid, Dynamec, Epi-Mek, Genesis Horse Wormer, Reaper, Termictine 5%, Vertimec, CAM-MEK 1.8% EC (cam for agrochemicals), Zephyr and Cure 1.8 EC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ William C. Campbell (6 December 2012). Ivermectin and Abamectin. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 304–. ISBN 978-1-4612-3626-9.

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