Francisco Pepino de Macêdo

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Chitin-binding vicilin from Erythrina velutina seeds was purified by ammonium sulfate followed by affinity chromatography on a chitin column and gel filtration on Superose-6-10-300-GL. The Erythrina velutina vicilin, called EvV, is a tetrameric glycoprotein composed of 1.85% carbohydrates and M r of 216.6 kDa, consisting of two subunits of M r of 54.8 and(More)
The sterile insect technique (SIT) is widely utilized in the biological control of fruit flies of the family Tephritidae, particularly against the Mediterranean fruit fly. This study investigated the interaction between mating success and morphometric variation in the wings and the production of acoustic signals among three male groups of Ceratitis capitata(More)
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