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pederin

(pĕd′ĕ-rĭn) [Fm. the genus name]
An organic compound secreted by certain blister beetles of the genus Paederus as a form of defense against predators. It causes a blistering rash on contact with human skin. The compound may actually be manufactured by bacteria that colonize the beetle rather than by the beetle itself. Pederin kills tumor cells in laboratory experiments.
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Pederin, Ivan (2004) "Zidovsko pitanje u srednjoj Europi i Hrvatskoj u XI st".
Pederin producing Beetles are also known as Rove Beetles.
The beetles neither sting nor bite, but their haemolymph contains pederin, a potent toxin that causes blistering and Paederus dermatitis.
The vulnerable larvae of the beetle are defended against wolf spiders by the toxic poi y keti de compound pederin, synthesized by a Pseudomonas like endosymbiont (Kellner and Dettner, 1996; Kellner, 1999, 2001, 2002; Piel, 2002; Piel et al.
Ayse Zekiye, the third writer we will examine in this paper, however, shows in her single and unconventional novel Bir Pederin Hatasi (The Mistake of a Father), that there is a problematic interdependence between women of the same religion as well because of economical hierarchies.
Allocation of pederin during lifetime of Paederus rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae): evidence for polymorphism of hemolymph toxin.
The beetle affects mostly the skin after contact with the body and releasing pederin toxins.
2) Intense pain and temporary blindness have been reported when pederin is introduced into the eyes.
Ivan Pederin, "Odnos beckoga dvora prema crkvenoj uniji u Dalmaciji dvadesetih godina 19.
Trowell says some small, brightly-coloured staphylinid beetles, commonly known as whiplash beetles, secrete a potent defensive compound called pederin.
INTRODUCTION: Paederus dermatitis, also known as dermatitis linearis or blister beetle dermatitis is a peculiar irritant contact dermatitis characterized by vesicles and bullae on an erythematous base on exposed areas of the body with sudden onset of burning and stinging sensation, provoked by an insect belonging to the genus Paederus, family Staphylinidae (rove beetles), order Coleoptera (beetles) after being crushed on the skin, releasing the hemolymph pederin.
One or a combination of the vesicating chemicals pederin, pseudopederin, and pederone have been found in 20 species of Paederus (12) Pederin is the most common chemical of the three and is one of the most complex nonproteinaceous insect secretions known.