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Experientia

, Volume 38, Issue 3, pp 367–369 | Cite as

Exogenous makisterone A accelerates early embryonic development in the milkweed bugOncopeltus fasciatus

  • A. Dorn
  • K. -J. Buhlmann
Specialia

Summary

Reproducing females ofOncopeltus fasciatus which were treated with exogenous makisterone A and 20-hydroxyecdysone laid eggs with considerably elevated ecdysteroid contents. The early embryonic development was markedly accelerated when the mother was treated with makisterone A, whereas 20-hydroxyecdysone had no influence.

Keywords

Embryonic Development Early Embryonic Development Ecdysteroid Content 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Dorn
    • 1
  • K. -J. Buhlmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für ZoologieUniversität MainzMainz(Federal Republic of Germany)

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