crustecdysone

crustecdysone

[krəs′tek·də‚sōn]
(biochemistry)
C27H44O720-Hydroxyecdysone, the molting hormone produced by Y organs in crustaceans.
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Crustecdysone, a molting hormone, was reported as a sex pheromone in several brachyuran crab species (Kittredge et al.
Sex pheromone activity of the molting hormone, crustecdysone, on male crabs (Pachygrapsus crassipes, Cancer antennarius, and C.
Characterization of a sex pheromone in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus: Crustecdysone studies.