Molekulare Identifizierung und Charakterisierung der Flavin-abhängigen Monooxygenasen in verschiedenen Pyrrolizidin-Alkaloid-adaptierten Insekten

Doctoral thesis German OPEN
Wang, Linzhu;
(2013)
  • Subject: Evolution, Biochemische Ökologie, Flavin-abhängige Monooxygenase, Pyrrolizidin-Alkaloide, Insekten, Arctia caja, Danaus plexippus, Grammia geneura, Zonocerus variegatus, Tyria jacobaeae | Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences | Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
    • ddc: ddc:570
    mesheuropmc: endocrine system | complex mixtures | heterocyclic compounds | organic chemicals

Several insect lineages have developed diverse strategies to sequester toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids from food-plants for their own defense. Here, we show that in two highly divergent insect taxa, the hemimetabolous grasshoppers and the holometabolous butterflies,... View more
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