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De novo Synthesis of Linoleic Acid in Multiple Collembola Species

Malcicka, Miriama , Ruther, Joachim and Ellers, Jacintha (2017) De novo Synthesis of Linoleic Acid in Multiple Collembola Species. Journal of Chemical Ecology 43 (9), pp. 911-919.

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Many ecological interactions in communities take place between consumers and the organisms they feed on. Continuous surplus of specific nutritional compounds in the diet may lead to evolutionary changes in the metabolic capacity of the consumer, leaving the biosynthesis of such compounds prone to genetic decay and render organisms auxotrophic. A nutrient that is essential to many organisms is the ...


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Item type:Article
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie
Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Chemische Ökologie (Prof. Dr. Joachim Ruther)
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Keywords:FATTY-ACIDS; AMERICAN COCKROACH; MYZUS-PERSICAE; BIOSYNTHESIS; METABOLISM; INSECTS; CRICKET; LIPIDS; MECHANISMS; PRECURSOR; Springtails; De novo synthesis; PUFAs; Diet; Desaturase; Oleic acid; Essential nutrients; Nutrition
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:39185
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