Assay Array: Entomologists’ Lab Tests Expose Insect Secrets

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Entomologists can find out a lot about an insect through some simple chemical reactions in a lab. A new review offers a guide to the wide variety of tests, or assays, that can be conducted to measure the fats, sugars, and other compounds in an insect’s body—thereby revealing useful clues about how it stores and uses energy.

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Source: Entomology Today

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