Tolerating Toxins: Grasshoppers that Feast on Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids §
Keywords:Alkaloids, Chemical education, Grasshopper
AbstractThe elegant grasshopper (Zonocerus elegans) and the variegated grasshopper (Z. variegatus) are among insects that deliberately consume and store pyrrolizidine alkaloids which are subsequently used in defence mechanisms.
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C. E. Housecroft, Chimia 2018, 72, 156, DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2018.156.
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