Representative ecdysones of arthropods and plants


Representative ecdysones of arthropods and plants

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Representative ecdysones of arthropods and plants
compounds variant of ecdysone structure occurrence
C27 steroids
ecdysone
( b1;-ecdysone) 2 b2;,3 b2;,14 b1;,22,25-pentahydroxy-5 b2;-cholest-7-en-6-one silkworm, Bombyx mori; oak silk moth, Antheraea pernyi, and other insects; also the ferns Pteridium aquilinum and Polypodium vulgare and Osmunda species
ecdysterone, crustecdysone
( b2;-ecdysone) 20 b1;-hydroxy- Bombyx mori, Antheraea pernyi, and other insects; crab, Callinectes sapidus, and crayfish, Jasus lalandei; the conifer, Podocarpus elatus, the yew, Taxus baccata, and several ferns
2-deoxycrust-
ecdysone 2-deoxy-20 b1;-hydroxy- Jasus lalandei
callinecdysone A 20,26-dihydroxy-, 25-deoxy- Callinectes sapidus (premolting)
C28 steroids
callinecdysone B 20-hydroxy-, 24-methyl- Callinectes sapidus (postmolting)
makisterone B 20,26-dihydroxy-, 24-methyl-25-deoxy- Podocarpus macrophyllus
C29 steroids
makisterone C 20-hydroxy-, 24-ethyl- Podocarpus macrophyllus
cyasterone 20,22-dihydroxystigmasteno-26,28-lactone side chain Cyathula capitata and several Ajuga species
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Universalium. 2010.

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