Changes in fatty acid composition of phospholipids and triacylglycerols after cold-acclimation of an aestivating insect prepupa

@article{Kotl1998ChangesIF,
  title={Changes in fatty acid composition of phospholipids and triacylglycerols after cold-acclimation of an aestivating insect prepupa},
  author={Vladim{\'i}r Ko{\vs}t{\'a}l and Petr Simek},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Physiology B},
  year={1998},
  volume={168},
  pages={453-460}
}
Prepupae of the Mediterranean arctiid moth Cymbalophora pudica spend hot spring and summer months in a summer diapause (aestivation). Although their cold-hardiness (survival after 1-day exposure to subzero temperatures) is relatively low, it may be moderately enhanced by prior cold acclimation at decreasing above-zero temperatures. In this study, fatty acids of phospholipids and triacylglycerols were analysed in five different tissues (body wall, midgut, fat body, silk glands and brain… CONTINUE READING

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