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Title: La glande à venin chez les guêpes sociales. Comparaison avec la glande de l'abeille et les adipocytes comme source possible de molécules précurseurs d'une partie du venin
Authors: Schoeters, Eric ×
Billen, Johan #
Issue Date: 1999
Publisher: Soc zoologique france
Series Title: Bulletin de la societe zoologique de france vol:124 issue:2 pages:183-192
Abstract: The venom gland in social wasps is both the source of their venom and of their alarm pheromones. As is the case in most ante, the venom reservoir contains a secretory region within, known as the convoluted gland. In contrast with ants (venom gland with one single free tubule), the venom gland in wasps contains two free tubules. Our new observations deal with the association of the so-called << free tubules >> with fat cells. The association of these tubules and the fat body is already very obvious during the pupal stage.
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ISSN: 0037-962X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity Conservation Section
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