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Experientia

, Volume 37, Issue 5, pp 529–530 | Cite as

Effect of age, ambient temperature, and exposure to hormone on the posteclosion diuretic response of the monarch butterfly

  • R. M. Dores
  • W. S. Herman
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Summary

The monarch butterfly loses sensitivity to the posteclosion diuretic hormone of this species within 12 h of eclosion. This de-sensitization can be accelerated by exposure to the diuretic hormone, and decelerated by both hormone deficiency and reduced temperature.

Keywords

Ambient Temperature Hormone Deficiency Monarch Butterfly Diuretic Response Diuretic Hormone 
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References

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. M. Dores
    • 1
    • 2
  • W. S. Herman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences CenterDenverUSA
  2. 2.Department of Genetics and Cell BiologyUniversity of MinnesotaSt. PaulUSA

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