Background And Further Reading

D. Daloze, J. C. Braekman and J. M. Pasteels, Ladybird defensive alkaloids: structural, chemotaxonomic, and biosynthetic aspects (Col.: Coccinellidae), Chemoecology, 1995, 5/6, 173-183.

J. B. Harborne, Introduction to Ecological Biochemistry, 4th edition, Academic Press, London, 1993, pp. 318 (Chapters 5 & 7, plant defenses).

T. Hartmann and D. Ober, Biosynthesis and metabolism of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in plants and specialized insect herbivores, Topics in Current Chemistry, 2000, 209, 207-243.

R. Nishida, Sequestration of defensive substances from plants, Annual Review of Entomology, 2002, 47, 57-92.

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