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|Title:||Fuel, Insecticide/Pesticide and Oil/Fat|
|Abstract:||Fuel-During the last decade ethanol
and biodiesel became the best-known
liquid biofuels. As for diesel fuel renewable
substitutes, fatty acid methyl esters (FAME)
biodiesel, appear to be the most popular
since its properties are similar to mineral
diesel and can be used in conventional
diesel engines without significant
Insecticide/Pesticide- Aedes aegypti (Linn.) is an important vector of dengue fever in India. Although source reduction through proper environmental sanitation and effective exclusion of the mosquito from water stored for domestic use can keep populations of A. aegypti in check, the use of insecticides is often necessary in control operations.
Oil/Fat- Palm oil is a rich source of vitamin E, carotenoids , tocotrienols and tocopherols which are natural antioxidants and act as scavengers of oxygen free radicals. 12-O-Tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA) is a known oxidant that promotes tumourigenesis in mouse skin through the elaboration of oxidative stress.
|ISSN:||0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||NPR Vol.2(5) [September-October 2003]|
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