Drosophila melanogaster: Identity of Male Lipid in Reproductive System

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Science  27 Feb 1970:
Vol. 167, Issue 3922, pp. 1262
DOI: 10.1126/science.167.3922.1262


A lipid found exclusively in the ejaculatory bulb of adult male Drosophila melanogaster has been identified as cis-vaccenyl acetate. Identification is based on, spectral comparisons with a synthetic sample.

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