Insect physiology

The emerging story of ecdysis

Sharon Hesterlee, David Morton

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Abstract

The discovery of a new insect peptide hormone that triggers ecdysis - shedding of an old cuticle - has revealed hidden layers of intricacy about an insect behavior previously thought to be mediated by a single neuropeptide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)648-650
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume6
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

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Insect physiology : The emerging story of ecdysis. / Hesterlee, Sharon; Morton, David.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 6, No. 6, 1996, p. 648-650.

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Hesterlee, S & Morton, D 1996, 'Insect physiology: The emerging story of ecdysis', Current Biology, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 648-650.
Hesterlee, Sharon ; Morton, David. / Insect physiology : The emerging story of ecdysis. In: Current Biology. 1996 ; Vol. 6, No. 6. pp. 648-650.
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