Semi-Synthetic Ecdysteroids and Their Impact on Reproduction in the Domestic Fly Musca domestica Strains

  • R. G. SavchenkoEmail author
  • S. A. Kostyleva
  • V. N. Odinokov
  • L. V. Parfenova
  • T. T. Akhmetkireeva
  • G. V. Benkovskaya
Comparative and Ontogenic Biochemistry


We report the experimental evaluation of the impact of 10 modified 20-hydroxyecdysone derivatives on the duration and efficacy of domestic fly imaginal reproduction in the strains with an increased (Sh gen) and decreased (L gen) lifespan. A scoring method is proposed to comparatively analyze the impact of the compounds on imaginal reproduction.

Key words

domestic fly ecdysteroids 20-hydroxyecdysone reproduction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Savchenko
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. A. Kostyleva
    • 1
  • V. N. Odinokov
    • 1
  • L. V. Parfenova
    • 1
  • T. T. Akhmetkireeva
    • 2
  • G. V. Benkovskaya
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Petrochemistry and CatalysisRussian Academy of SciencesUfaRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Biochemistry and GeneticsUfa Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of SciencesUfaRussia

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