Hyalophora cecropia

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Noun1.Hyalophora cecropia - North American silkworm mothHyalophora cecropia - North American silkworm moth; larvae feed on the leaves of forest trees
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
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Synthese du melange des stereoisomeres de l'hormonale juvenile de Hyalophora cecropia et de ses analogues.
A series of pioneering studies elucidated the cellular basis of yolk accumulation in the ovarian follicle of the giant silk moth Hyalophora cecropia Linnaeus, 1758 (Telfer, 1960; Telfer and Rutberg, 1960; Telfer and Anderson, 1968).
Insert immunity: purification and properties of three inducible bactericidal proteins from hemolymph of immunized pupae of Hyalophora cecropia. Eur.
Successive oocytes in an ovariole of the closely related cecropia moth (Hyalophora cecropia) mature more slowly and decline in size as depletion of two yoke proteins occurs (Telfer and Rutberg, 1960).
The changes in ODC activity and polyamine synthesis have been followed in Manduca sexta (Birnbaum and Whelan, 1988), Tenebrio molitor (Besson et al., 1986), Hyalophora cecropia (Wyatt et al., 1973), Drosophila melanogaster (Birnbaum and Gilbert, 1990), and Aedes aegypti (Kogan and Hagerdorn, 2000).