Pharmacognosy Research

LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Year
: 2011  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 273-

A search for mosquito larvicidal compounds by blocking the sterol carrying protein, AeSCP-2, through computational screening and docking strategies


R Barani Kumar 
 Department of Bioinformatics, Sathyabama University, Chennai, India

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R Barani Kumar
Department of Bioinformatics, Sathyabama University, Chennai
India




How to cite this article:
Kumar R B. A search for mosquito larvicidal compounds by blocking the sterol carrying protein, AeSCP-2, through computational screening and docking strategies.Phcog Res 2011;3:273-273


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Kumar R B. A search for mosquito larvicidal compounds by blocking the sterol carrying protein, AeSCP-2, through computational screening and docking strategies. Phcog Res [serial online] 2011 [cited 2020 Feb 25 ];3:273-273
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Sir,

We would like to add a note that in our recent publication on "A search for mosquito larvicidal compounds by blocking the sterol carrying protein, AeSCP-2, through computational screening and docking strategies" [1] and reported the results based on in silico docking experiments that a-mangostin as a best inhibitor; however, Larson et al. 2010 [2] performed assay-based screening and assessed the toxicity and dosage levels of -mangostin. Unfortunately, we missed citing this article which would be important to explain our results and this is not intentional. We greatly acknowledge Dr. Q. Lan for intimating us the same.

References

1Kumar RB, Shanmugapriya B, Thiyagesan K, Kumar SR, Xavier SM. A search for mosquito larvicidal compounds by blocking the sterol carrying protein, AeSCP-2, through computational screening and docking strategies. Pharmacogn Res 2010;2:247-53.
2Larson RT, Lorch JM, Pridgeon JW, Becnel JJ, Clark GG, Lan Q. The biological activity of alpha-mangostin, a larvicidal botanic mosquito sterol carrier protein-2 inhibitor. J Med Entomol 2010;47:249-57.