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“The Corpus Allatum and the Control of Metamorphosis in Insects”

Nature volume 160, page 16 (05 July 1947) | Download Citation



Dr. V. B. Wigglesworth writes: “In my letter in Nature of June 28, p. 872, I omitted, by an oversight, any reference to the important observation by Vogt that the corpus allatum of the first-stage larva of Drosophila hydei will induce egg production when implanted into the allatectomized adult female (Biol. Zbl., 63, 467; 1943). This provides further evidence for the identity of the juvenile and yolk-forming hormones.”

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