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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2014, Article ID 236838, 5 pages
Research Article

Larvicidal Activity of Cassia occidentalis (Linn.) against the Larvae of Bancroftian Filariasis Vector Mosquito Culex quinquefasciatus

1Department of Pharmacognosy, Gokula Krishna College of Pharmacy, Nellore District, Sullurpet Andhra Pradesh 524121, India
2Department of Pharma Chemistry, University Institute of Pharmacy, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab 151203, India
3Department of Pharmacognosy, Jss College of Pharmacy Rockland, Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001, India
4National Institute of Communication Diseases Southern India Branch, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu 643101, India

Received 20 September 2013; Revised 11 December 2013; Accepted 12 December 2013; Published 13 February 2014

Academic Editor: Wej Choochote

Copyright © 2014 Deepak Kumar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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