Scientific Reports of the Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University
Published by the Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University
ONLINE ISSN : 2186-7755

Ketosteroids As Arrestants to Oryzaephilus surinamensis (L.) from Wheat Flour Infested by the Same Weevil

Okamoto, Akiko
Sugawara, Keiji
Takeda, Taro
Iwasa, Junkichi
Baba, Naomichi
Abstract
From hexane extract of wheat flour infested by the sawtoothed gain beetle [Oryzaephilus surinamensis (L.); Coleoptera; Silvanidae, three ketosteroids,cholestan-3-one(3),ergostan-3-one(4)and stigmastan-3-one(5),were obtained in a mixture and identified as arrestants to this weevil.
Keywords
Oryzaephilus surinamensis(L.)
infested wheat flour
arrestants
cholestan-3-one
ergostan-3-one and stigmastan-3-one
ISSN
0474-0254
NCID
AN00033029