Site and Mode of Trehalose Biosynthesis in the Locust

Abstract

THE disaccharide trehalose was first identified as an important constituent of insect hæmolymph by Wyatt and Kalf1 using silkmoth pupæ, and it has since been found in other insect species and in nematodes2. Howden and Kilby3 showed that trehalose may occur in concentrations up to 2 per cent in the hæmolymph of the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria Forsk… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/1831594a0

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