Acetylcholine as a Growth Factor in Early Larval Development of the Silkworm

@article{Hayashiya1965AcetylcholineAA,
  title={Acetylcholine as a Growth Factor in Early Larval Development of the Silkworm},
  author={K Hayashiya and MASARU KATO and Y Hamamura},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1965},
  volume={205},
  pages={620-621}
}
ACETYLCHOLINE is required in the diet of silkworm larvae for normal moulting to occur. On a semi-synthetic basal diet (Table 1, No. 4) the newly hatched larvae die after about 14 days without further moult. In tests each using twenty larvae, it was found that the diet containing mulberry leaves (diet 1, ref. 1) yielded 100 per cent successful moult to… CONTINUE READING