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Echinolone - Nina Liebenberg

2010
Nina Liebenberg
Thimbles, crimps, hypodermic needles, glue

A molecule found in the Echinacea angustifolia plant which prevents a caterpillar, on eating it, from turning into a butterfly. These molecules are called IGRs (Insect Growth Regulators) and are found in many plant species.

Photograph of the artwork Echinolone by Nina Liebenberg in the Pathology Learning Centre

Photograph of the artwork Echinolone by Nina Liebenberg