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(Science: zoology) The act of becoming a pupa.

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The Fiber Disease

... the document says, "Hopping and swimming insects could also meet final demonstration goals." Implanting the devices during pupation is key, says the document, because "the insects are immobile and can be manipulated without interference from instinctive motion." ...

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by London
Sat May 20, 2006 5:37 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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bug protein/hormone definitions

... endocrine glands close to the brain. It inhibits metamorphosis and maintains the larval features. Prothoracicotropic Hormone (PTTH) = Molting and pupation require the hormone, PTTH, secreted by a two pairs of cells in the brain of the larva. If these cells are cut out of the brain of a full-grown ...

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by Mjhavok
Mon Oct 03, 2005 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: bug protein/hormone definitions
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