M. Sehran Tatari

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The synthesis is described of an analogue of the locust CRF-like diuretic peptide in which methionine in positions 1,3, and 13 is replaced by isosteric methyl-homoserine residues. This analogue has been tested for biological activity on Malpighian tubules in vitro, and feeding behavior in vivo. It is highly active in stimulating fluid secretion and(More)
Larval extracts of the homotetabolous insects (i.e., Neobelleria Bullata-Insecta Diptera), cause paralysis followed by death when injected into adult flesh flies. The reason for causing these lethal effects is because the extracts contain endogenous toxins widely spread over the class of insects. Since their major effect is the paralysis they are called(More)
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