Led-NPF-1 stimulates ovarian development in locusts.

  title={Led-NPF-1 stimulates ovarian development in locusts.},
  author={Anja Cerstiaens and L. Benfekih and H Zouiten and Peter Verhaert and Arnold De Loof and Liliane Schoofs},
  volume={20 1},
For more than a decade, immunohistochemical results on FMRFamide related peptides (FaRP's) have been reported extensively, suggesting many possible roles for these peptides associated with behavioural and physiological events as well as reproduction. This study provides a clear effect in vivo of members of this family of insect neuropeptides. The effect of two neuropeptide F-related peptides from the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, Led-NPF-1 and Led-NPF-2 as well as the… CONTINUE READING


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