>> I am a first year PhD student in the Dept. Zoology at the
> University of Aberdeen, Scotland. I am studying the
> cellular mode of action of a tetranortriterpenoid known as
> azadirachtin (renowned for its insecticidal properties).
> We know that azadirachtin interferes/blocks the release of
> neurohormones from the corpora cardiaca, thus preventing
> many insect species from moulting.
>> In light of what is happening in the ecdysone/ultraspiracle
> protein receptor story in Drosophila I thought it would be
> nice to see what happens when this compound is introduced.
>> I was wondering if you could direct my query to labs which
> would currently be able to test this compound in their
>> Best Regards
>> Susan Robertson
susan laura robertson
s.l.robertson at abdn.ac.uk