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Keywords: Nasonia vitripennis
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (10): jeb201038.
Published: 16 May 2019
... characterisation of two Δ12-desaturases, Nvit_D12a and Nvit_D12b, from the parasitic wasp Nasonia vitripennis. We demonstrate that Nvit_D12a is expressed in the rectal vesicle of males where they produce a linoleic acid-derived sex pheromone to attract virgin females. 13 C-labelling experiments with Urolepis...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (12): 2163–2169.
Published: 15 June 2007
... but no chemicals have been identified so far. Here we report the first identification of a male sex pheromone in parasitic Hymenoptera. In abdomens of male jewel wasps, Nasonia vitripennis Walker, we found a mixture of(4 R ,5 R )- and(4 R ,5 S )-5-hydroxy-4-decanolide (HDL), which was released intermittently...