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Journal of Plant Research

, Volume 132, Issue 1, pp 81–91 | Cite as

Ontogenic synchronization of Bephratelloides cubensis, Annona macroprophyllata seeds and acetogenins from Annonaceae

  • Claudia Azucena Durán-Ruiz
  • Rocío Cruz-Ortega
  • Alejandro Zaldívar-Riverón
  • Hilda Araceli Zavaleta-Mancera
  • Iván De-la-Cruz-Chacón
  • Alma Rosa González-EsquincaEmail author
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Abstract

The seeds of Annona macroprophyllata Donn. Sm. contain idioblasts with toxic acetogenins, including laherradurin and rolliniastatin-2, in relatively high proportions. Both metabolites are cataloged as potent insecticides for several species, even so, the wasp Bephratelloides cubensis Ashmead fulfills almost its entire life cycle inside the seeds of this and other annonaceous species, to such a degree, that they constitute a strong selection pressure. In order to document the chemical relationship between the two species, it is reported for the first time in this paper the presence of idioblasts and acetogenins during the ontogenic development of the seeds of A. macroprophyllata, and contrasted with the development of B. cubensis. The results indicate that idioblasts with laherradurin and rolliniastatin-2 acetogenins are formed in the middle stages of the endospermic development, also that both acetogenins are biosynthesized simultaneously, and that their proportion is dependent on the degree of development. The acetogenins are present in high amounts that suppose a sufficient toxic barrier and, in this case, laherradurin is the most abundant (> 1000 µg g dry weight−1). The wasp B. cubensis only emerges from the seeds to copulate and returns for oviposition; its larval phase coincides with the appearance of acetogenins, so it feeds on the acetogenic endosperm. The absence of acetogenins in the tissues and excreta of the insect supposes a metabolization of the molecules, which would explain the tolerance to its toxicity.

Keywords

Seed borer wasp Endosperm Idioblasts Laherradurin Rolliniastatin-2 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors are thankful to the Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT), and to the “Posgrado en Ciencias Biológicas”, at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), and to Simón Morales Rodríguez for the technical assistance at the Scanning Electron Microscopy at Colegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias Agrícolas, México. This research is part of a Ph.D. Thesis lead in the ‘‘Posgrado en Ciencias Biológicas’’, UNAM.

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudia Azucena Durán-Ruiz
    • 1
  • Rocío Cruz-Ortega
    • 2
  • Alejandro Zaldívar-Riverón
    • 3
  • Hilda Araceli Zavaleta-Mancera
    • 4
  • Iván De-la-Cruz-Chacón
    • 1
  • Alma Rosa González-Esquinca
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Laboratorio de Fisiología y Química Vegetal, Instituto de Ciencias BiológicasUniversidad de Ciencias y Artes de ChiapasTuxtla GutiérrezMexico
  2. 2.Laboratorio de Alelopatía, Instituto de EcologíaUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMexico CityMexico
  3. 3.Colección Nacional de Insectos, Departamento de Zoología, Instituto de BiologíaUniversidad Nacional Autónoma de MéxicoMexico CityMexico
  4. 4.Laboratorio de Anatomía e Histoquímica VegetalColegio de Postgraduados en Ciencias AgrícolasTexcocoMexico

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