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Photolarvicidal effect of curcuminoids from Curcuma longa Linn. against Aedes aegypti larvae

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Autor(es):
de Souza, Larissa Marila [1, 2] ; Inada, Natalia Mayumi [1] ; Venturini, Francine Perri [1] ; Carmona-Vargas, Christian C. [3] ; Pratavieira, Sebastiao [1] ; de Oliveira, Kleber Thiago [3] ; Kurachi, Cristina [1] ; Bagnato, Vanderlei Salvador [1]
Número total de Autores: 8
Afiliação do(s) autor(es):
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos Inst Phys, POB 369, BR-13560970 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, PPG Biotec, BR-13565905 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
[3] Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Chem, BR-13565905 Sao Carlos, SP - Brazil
Número total de Afiliações: 3
Tipo de documento: Artigo Científico
Fonte: JOURNAL OF ASIA-PACIFIC ENTOMOLOGY; v. 22, n. 1, p. 151-158, MAR 2019.
Citações Web of Science: 2
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In this study we evaluated the photolarvicidal activity of different curcuminoids forms: Natural Turmeric (NT), Synthetic Curcumin (SC) and Synthetic curcumin formulated with sucrose (SCS) against Aedes aegypti larvae which is the major vector of dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses. Two strategies for curcuminoids delivery were chosen for the experiments: (i) larvae exposed to aqueous solutions of curcuminoids in the concentration range of 5-25 mg/L (w/v) and (ii) larvae exposed to two different types of curcuminoids carriers (pet food). Phototoxic effects of the curcuminoids were evaluated by counting the dead larvae after sunlight exposure, at irradiance range of 30-60 mW/cm(2). The characteristic photobleaching time for each curcuminoids in solution was also determined in order to infer the safety of these molecules in the natural environment. Curcuminoids solutions showed high photolarvicidal activity after 30 min of sunlight irradiation, with LC50 values of 20.0, 11.6 and 2.2 mg/L for NT, SC and SCS, respectively. The curcuminoids carriers, despite showing high mortality (about 90%), presented photodynamic activity only after 8 h of sunlight irradiation. The curcuminoids remained in the aqueous solution for up to 3 h; subsequently, the maximum absorption peak of these pigments was completely modified. The characteristic photobleaching time for each sample was 6, 32 and 60 min for NT, SC and SCS. These original and relevant results show that the combination of curcuminoids pigments with sunlight establishes an extremely effective alternative for Ae. aegypti larvae control, ensuring high environmental safety due to the low persistence of these molecules in the presence of light. (AU)

Processo FAPESP: 18/00106-7 - Reações fotocatalisadas por porfirinas em condições de fluxo contínuo: arilação de sistemas heterocíclicos e de olefinas ativadas
Beneficiário:Kleber Thiago de Oliveira
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Regular
Processo FAPESP: 09/54035-4 - EMU: facility para estudos avançados de materiais nanoestruturados e biossistemas / FAMA
Beneficiário:Igor Polikarpov
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Programa Equipamentos Multiusuários
Processo FAPESP: 13/07276-1 - CEPOF - Centro de Pesquisa em Óptica e Fotônica
Beneficiário:Vanderlei Salvador Bagnato
Linha de fomento: Auxílio à Pesquisa - Centros de Pesquisa, Inovação e Difusão - CEPIDs