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Diglyceride Release from Insect Fat Body: A Possible Means of Lipid Transport

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Science  24 Jan 1964:
Vol. 143, Issue 3604, pp. 359-361
DOI: 10.1126/science.143.3604.359

Abstract

Lipid is released in the form of diglyceride from the fat body of the cecropia silkmoth (Hyalophora cecropia), in both adults and pupae. This diglyceride, in the form of a complex with hemolymph protein, is the most probable means by which lipid is transported in this insect.

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