Ashot Khrimian

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ring-fluorinated analog of methyl eugenol: attractiveness to and metabolism in the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)
    Ashot Khrimian
    Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, MD 20705, USA
    J Chem Ecol 35:209-18. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Improved synthesis of (3E,6Z,9Z)-1,3,6,9-nonadecatetraene, attraction inhibitor of bruce spanworm, Operophtera bruceata, to pheromone traps for monitoring winter moth, Operophtera brumata
    Ashot Khrimian
    USDA ARS, Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Building 007, Room 301, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 58:1828-33. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Biting deterrent activity of a deet analog, two DEPA analogs, and SS220 applied topically to human volunteers compared with deet against three species of blood-feeding flies
    Jerome A Klun
    USDA ARS, BA, PSI, Chemical Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:1248-51. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Repellent and deterrent effects of SS220, Picaridin, and Deet suppress human blood feeding by Aedes aegypti, Anopheles stephensi, and Phlebotomus papatasi
    Jerome A Klun
    USDA ARS, BA, PSI, Chemical Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:34-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Consumption and metabolism of 1,2-dimethoxy-4-(3-fluoro-2-propenyl)benzene, a fluorine analog of methyl eugenol, in the oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)
    Ashot Khrimian
    Chemicals Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, MD 20705, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:1513-26. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Sex pheromone of browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhea (L.): synthesis and field deployment
    Ashot Khrimian
    Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:2452-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Improved synthesis and deployment of (2S,3R)-2-(2Z,5Z-octadienyl)-3-nonyloxirane, a pheromone of the pink moth, Lymantria mathura
    Ashot Khrimian
    Chemicals Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, BARC West, PSI, ARS, USDA, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:2890-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Field response of Mediterranean fruit flies to ceralure B1 relative to most active isomer and commercial formulation of trimedlure
    Eric Jang
    USDA ARS, U S Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center, P O Box 4459, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
    J Econ Entomol 103:1586-93. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Field trapping of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, with geometric isomers of methyl 2,4,6-decatrienoate
    Ashot Khrimian
    Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultureal Research Service, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:197-203. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of a host-based semiochemical lure for trapping emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
    Damon J Crook
    USDA APHIS PPQ, Pest Survey Detection and Exclusion Laboratory, Otis ANGB, MA 02542, USA
    Environ Entomol 37:356-65. 2008

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Ring-fluorinated analog of methyl eugenol: attractiveness to and metabolism in the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)
    Ashot Khrimian
    Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, MD 20705, USA
    J Chem Ecol 35:209-18. 2009
    ..Flies that consumed the fluorine analog were as healthy post feeding as ones fed on methyl eugenol. In field trials, the fluorine analog I was approximately 50% less attractive to male B. dorsalis than ME...
  2. doi request reprint Improved synthesis of (3E,6Z,9Z)-1,3,6,9-nonadecatetraene, attraction inhibitor of bruce spanworm, Operophtera bruceata, to pheromone traps for monitoring winter moth, Operophtera brumata
    Ashot Khrimian
    USDA ARS, Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Building 007, Room 301, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 58:1828-33. 2010
    ..The last method benefitted from a refined TEMPO-mediated PhI(OAc)(2) oxidation of 4 and a two-carbon homologation of the corresponding aldehyde 7...
  3. ncbi request reprint Biting deterrent activity of a deet analog, two DEPA analogs, and SS220 applied topically to human volunteers compared with deet against three species of blood-feeding flies
    Jerome A Klun
    USDA ARS, BA, PSI, Chemical Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:1248-51. 2006
    ..Ultimately, we surmise that in vivo testing methods with humans must be used to discriminate among compounds that superficially seem effective when screened using an in vitro method...
  4. ncbi request reprint Repellent and deterrent effects of SS220, Picaridin, and Deet suppress human blood feeding by Aedes aegypti, Anopheles stephensi, and Phlebotomus papatasi
    Jerome A Klun
    USDA ARS, BA, PSI, Chemical Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:34-9. 2006
    ..Moreover, protection afforded by Deet, SS220, and Picaridin against the feeding of these three disease vectors on humans is mechanistically a consequence of the two chemical effects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Consumption and metabolism of 1,2-dimethoxy-4-(3-fluoro-2-propenyl)benzene, a fluorine analog of methyl eugenol, in the oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)
    Ashot Khrimian
    Chemicals Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, USDA ARS, MD 20705, USA
    J Chem Ecol 32:1513-26. 2006
    ..It also appears that fluorination overall impedes the metabolism: at high feed rate (10 mul per 10 males), the flies consumed in total more fluorine analog I than ME but were unable to metabolize it as efficiently as ME...
  6. doi request reprint Sex pheromone of browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhea (L.): synthesis and field deployment
    Ashot Khrimian
    Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:2452-6. 2008
    ..It was found that traps baited with 250 microg of pheromone of 91-94% isomeric purity (main impurity presumably being the 13E isomer) on rubber septa are suitable for monitoring moth populations during the entire flight season...
  7. ncbi request reprint Improved synthesis and deployment of (2S,3R)-2-(2Z,5Z-octadienyl)-3-nonyloxirane, a pheromone of the pink moth, Lymantria mathura
    Ashot Khrimian
    Chemicals Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, BARC West, PSI, ARS, USDA, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:2890-5. 2004
    ..The 4:1 ratio of pheromone enantiomers, reportedly the most attractive to pink moth males, can be directly crafted from appropriately selected Sharpless asymmetric epoxidation conditions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Field response of Mediterranean fruit flies to ceralure B1 relative to most active isomer and commercial formulation of trimedlure
    Eric Jang
    USDA ARS, U S Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center, P O Box 4459, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
    J Econ Entomol 103:1586-93. 2010
    ..Although our results clearly show that ceralure B1 is a superior attractant to trimedlure, costs of synthesis need to be considered as part of an overall program management strategy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Field trapping of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, with geometric isomers of methyl 2,4,6-decatrienoate
    Ashot Khrimian
    Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultureal Research Service, Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:197-203. 2008
    ..Because the pheromone of H. halys is unknown at present, lures containing methyl (2 E,4 E,6 Z)-decatrienoate without protection from daylight are suitable for monitoring populations of H. halys late in the season...
  10. ncbi request reprint Development of a host-based semiochemical lure for trapping emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
    Damon J Crook
    USDA APHIS PPQ, Pest Survey Detection and Exclusion Laboratory, Otis ANGB, MA 02542, USA
    Environ Entomol 37:356-65. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that the improved attractancy of Phoebe oil to A. planipennis over Manuka oil is caused by the presence of the antennally active sesquiterpene, 7-epi-sesquithujene...
  11. ncbi request reprint Field response of Mediterranean fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) to ceralure B1: evaluations of enantiomeric B1 ratios on fly captures
    Eric B Jang
    USDA ARS, U S Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center, P O Box 4459, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
    J Econ Entomol 98:1139-43. 2005
    ..Synthesizing racemic ceralure B1 instead of a specific stereoselective enantiomer of ceralure B1 would likely be more cost-effective to produce and also might be useful in control as well as detection of this pest...
  12. ncbi request reprint Syntheses of (Z,E)-5,7-dodecadienol and (E,Z)-10,12-hexadecadienol, lepidoptera pheromone components, via zinc reduction of enyne precursors. test of pheromone efficacy against the Siberian moth
    Ashot Khrimian
    USDA, ARS, PSI, Chemicals Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 50:6366-70. 2002
    ..Thus, if rubber septa are used as pheromone dispensers in Siberian moth traps monitoring, they should be replaced biweekly with fresh septa for optimal trap effectiveness...
  13. ncbi request reprint Methyl 2,4,6-decatrienoates attract Stink bugs and tachinid parasitoids
    Jeffrey R Aldrich
    USDA ARS Chemicals Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, B 007, Rm 313, BARC West, Beltsville, MD, 20705, USA
    J Chem Ecol 33:801-15. 2007
    ..The evidence that some pentatomids exploit the pheromones of other true bugs as kairomones to find food or to congregate as a passive defense against tachinid parasitism is discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and repellent efficacy of a new chiral piperidine analog: comparison with Deet and Bayrepel activity in human-volunteer laboratory assays against Aedes aegypti and Anopheles stephensi
    Jerome A Klun
    USDA ARS, PSI, Chemicals Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:293-9. 2003
    ..stephensi. Based on the ease of its synthetic preparation and its repellent efficacy, we surmise that SS220 is a candidate to serve as a new and effective alternate repellent for protection against arthropod disease vectors...
  15. doi request reprint Absolute configuration of 7-epi-sesquithujene
    Ashot Khrimian
    Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Bldg 007, Rm 326, BARC West, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Nat Prod 74:1414-20. 2011
    ..Based on the specific rotation, stereoselective syntheses, and chiral GC analyses, 7-epi-sesquithujene present in phoebe oil and white ash was found to have the 2S,6S,7R absolute configuration...