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Tolerating toxins: grasshoppers that feast on pyrrolizidine alkaloids

Housecroft, Catherine E.. (2018) Tolerating toxins: grasshoppers that feast on pyrrolizidine alkaloids. Chimia, 72. pp. 156-157.

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Abstract

The elegant grasshopper (Zonocerus elegans) and the variegated grasshopper (Z. variegatus) are among insects that deliberately consume and store pyrrolizidine alkaloids which are subsequently used in defense mechanisms.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Chemie > Chemie > Anorganische Chemie (Housecroft)
UniBasel Contributors:Housecroft, Catherine Elizabeth
Item Type:Article
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Schweizerische Chemische Gesellschaft
ISSN:0009-4293
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Language:English
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Last Modified:23 Apr 2018 07:17
Deposited On:23 Apr 2018 07:17

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