Insecticidal activity of LA-a and LA-b against D. melanogaster. Fifteen 2-day-old larvae (second instar) per vial were fed with an artificial diet that contained 0.1% (w/w) LA-a, LA-b, BSA or no protein. (A) Numbers of pupae developed in 6 days. (B) Numbers of pupae and live and dead larvae 6 days after feeding. Results indicate average ± SD of 3 vials.
Kitajima et al. BMC Biochemistry 2010 11:6 doi:10.1186/1471-2091-11-6