crustecdysone

crustecdysone

[krəs′tek·də‚sōn]
(biochemistry)
C27H44O720-Hydroxyecdysone, the molting hormone produced by Y organs in crustaceans.
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1971, Kittredge & Takahashi 1972, Shorey 1976), but subsequent studies of partially purified pheromones from blue crabs have shown no structural similarity to crustecdysone molecules (Gleeson et al.
Sex pheromone activity of the moulting hormone, crustecdysone, on male crabs (Pachygrapsus crassipes.
Crustecdysone, a molting hormone, was reported as a sex pheromone in several brachyuran crab species (Kittredge et al., 1971; Kittredge and Takahashi, 1972).
Characterization of a sex pheromone in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus: Crustecdysone studies.