Phyletic aspects of the distribution of 3-hydroxyretinal in the class insecta

The distribution of 3-hydroxyretinal (R3), a recently discovered retinoid used as the visual pigment chromophore in some insects, was investigated in the class Insecta using HPLC technology. We studied 138 species in 24 orders, sampling from a wide range of taxonomic groups as well as varied habitat...

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Published in:Journal of Molecular Evolution, Vol. 30, No. 1 (1990), p. 72-84
Main Author: Smith, Clay
Other Involved Persons: Goldsmith, H.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1432-1432
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/BF02102454
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