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Keywords: parasitic wasp
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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...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (12): 2163–2169.
Published: 15 June 2007
...Joachim Ruther; Lina M. Stahl; Sven Steiner; Leif A. Garbe; Till Tolasch SUMMARY Male insects may increase their chance of successful reproduction by releasing pheromones that attract females or elicit sexual acceptance. In parasitic wasps, male pheromones have been suggested for a few species...