, Volume 35, Issue 11, pp 1449–1451 | Cite as

Inhibitory effect of β-ecdysone on protein synthesis by blowfly fat body in vitro

  • R. Pau
  • L. Levenbook
  • A. C. Bauer


Synthesis of blow fly calliphorin and other blood proteins by larval fat body in organ culture is inhibited by β-ecdysone. The findings suggest a novel function for the hormone.


Protein Synthesis Organ Culture Blood Protein 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Pau
    • 1
  • L. Levenbook
    • 1
  • A. C. Bauer
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism and Digestive DiseasesNational Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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