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Gel electrophoretic studies with reference to functional morphology of the salivary glands ofAcanthaspis pedestris Stal. (Insecta: Heteroptera: Reduviidae)

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Histological profile of the anterior and posterior lobes of the principal salivary and accessory glands of the reduviidAcanthaspis pedestris Stal. has been discussed in relation to enzyme pattern of the posterior lobe and the zootoxic substances of the anterior lobe as well as the protein fractions of the salivary gland lobes and the haemolymph.

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Morrison, M.N. Gel electrophoretic studies with reference to functional morphology of the salivary glands ofAcanthaspis pedestris Stal. (Insecta: Heteroptera: Reduviidae). Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Anim. Sci.) 98, 167–173 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03179641

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Keywords

  • Reduviidae
  • principal gland
  • accessory gland
  • hilus
  • zootoxic
  • watery saliva
  • protien fraction
  • Rm value