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By M.J. Berridge, J.E. Treherne, V.B. Wigglesworth (Eds.)

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Exp. Biol. 12, 355-372 TRANSPIRATION, TEMPERATURE A N D LIPIDS 33 Ramsay, J . A . (1935b). The evaporation of water from the cockroach. J . Exp. Biol. 12,373-383 Spink, C. and Wadso, I. (1'176). Calorimetry as an analytical tool. Method. Biochem. Anal. 23, 1-159 Toolson, E. C. (1978). Diffusion of water through the arthropod cuticle: thermodynamic consideration of the transition phenomenon. J . Thermal Biol. 3, 69-73 Toolson, E. C. White, T. R.. and Glaunsinger, W. S. (1979). Electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy of spin-labelled cuticle of Centruroides sculpturatus (Scorpiones: Buthidae): correlation with thermal effects on cuticular permeability.

Diffusion of water through the arthropod cuticle: thermodynamic consideration of the transition phenomenon. J . Thermal Biol. 3, 69-73 Toolson, E. C. White, T. R.. and Glaunsinger, W. S. (1979). Electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy of spin-labelled cuticle of Centruroides sculpturatus (Scorpiones: Buthidae): correlation with thermal effects on cuticular permeability. J . Insect Physiol. 25, 271-275 Treherne, J . E. and Willnier, P. G. (1975). Hormonal control of integumentary water loss: evidence for a novel neuroendocrine system in an insect (Periplaneta americana).

These are chemically very different from cuticular lipids. Moreover, analogies with films of phospholipids and sterols are entirely speculative and may be quite misleading. It is therefore difficult to apply any definitive tests to existing hypotheses concerning insect cuticular lipids. 1 The monolayer hypothesis The monolayer hypothesis, which was first considered tentatively and inconclusively by Ramsay (1935b), owed its principal development to Beament (1958, 1961, 1964). The hypothesis attributed the major influence on the permeability of cuticle to water to an oriented monolayer of lipid molecules underlying a thicker layer of wax randomly arranged on the epicuticle.

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