, Volume 35, Issue 6, pp 765–767 | Cite as

On the contribution of haemolymph to the salivary proteins of the red cotton bug,Dysdercus koenigii F. (Heteroptera, Pyrrhocoridae)

  • D. Kumar


Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis of haemolymph and the salivary gland of adult maleDysdercus koenigii has been carried out. The presence of common bands in the electropherograms of the salivary gland and haemolymph shows the possible elaboration of haemolymph protein into the salivary glands as also evidenced by leucomethylene blue incorporation into the salivary gland lobules. The results are discussed in the light of our present state of knowledge.


Electrophoresis Polyacrylamide Salivary Gland Present State Salivary Protein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Kumar
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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