Metabolism of ecdysteroids during the vitellogenesis of the tick Ornithodoros moubata (Ixodoidea, Argasidae): Accumulation of apolar metabolites in the eggs

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Connat, Jean-Louis; Diehl, Peter A.; Morici, M;
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    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

The fate of injected [<sup>3</sup>H]ecdysone ([<sup>3</sup>H]E) and 20-hydroxy-[<sup>3</sup>H]ecdysone ([<sup>3</sup>H]20E) has been investigated in the female tick <i>Ornithodoros moubata</i> (Murray, 1877; sensu Walton, 1962). When injected into fed mated vitellogenic... View more
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