Energy transduction: Inhibition of cockroach feeding by naphthoquinone

Dale M. Norris*, Stephen M. Ferkovich, Jack M. Rozental, James E. Baker, Thomas K. Borg

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Abstract

1,4-Naphthoquinones inhibit feeding of Periplaneta americana by completing with sulfhydryl groups of receptor protein in sensory neurons, by oxidizing the sulfhydryl groups, and by being reduced.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)754-755
Number of pages2
JournalScience
Volume170
Issue number3959
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1970

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