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Ecdysone is produced by

a)

Prothoracic gland

b)

Corpora cardiaca

c)

Corpora allata

d)

Abdominal gland


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Ecdysone is produced by

a)

Prothoracic gland

b)

Corpora cardiaca

c)

Corpora allata

d)

Abdominal gland

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (a) -

(a)

The moulting hormone of the prothoracic glands, named ecdyson, was isolated in a crystalline form in 1954 by Butenandt and Karlson. Ecdyson is a steroid hormone, known to trigger moulting it acts on the tissue to promote all the changes characterizing a moult.



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