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JH, at the opposite, suppressed ecdysterone effects (Laverdure, 1971). Ecdysterone therefore appears to play an important part in initial oocyte growth and ovariole differentiation, both processes which may be considered as metamorphosis events and are inhibited by JH. In lepidopterans, similar regulation of ovariole differentiation was shown both in vitro and in vivo in Galleria mellonella (Shibuya and Yagi, 1972) and Bombyx mori (Chatani and Ohnishi, 1976). In vitro, the growth and differentiation of oocytes, trophocytes, follicular cells and vitellarium from last instar Galleria larvae required the presence of ecdysterone, while Bombyx silkworms could not initiate ovarian development, unless the moulting gland was present; ecdysterone may replace a moulting gland when this is lacking.
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