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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Aedes aegypti mosquito on human skinPromising New Compound for Fending Off Insects

A new chemical compound developed cooperatively by scientists with the Agricultural Research Service and the U.S. Department of Defense looks promising as the key active ingredient in new, safe insect repellents for U.S. military personnel and eventually for the general public.

Last Modified: 5/6/2008
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