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    • Costa rican international cooperative biodiversity group: using insects and other arthropods in biodiversity prospecting 

      Sittenfeld Appel, Ana; Tamayo Castillo, Giselle; Nielsen Muñoz, Vanessa; Jiménez, Allan; Hurtado Hernández, Priscilla; Chinchilla Carmona, Misael; Guerrero Bermúdez, Olga Marta; Mora, María Auxiliadora; Rojas, Miguel; Blanco, Roger; Alvarado, Eugenio; Gutiérrez, José María; Janzen, Daniel Hunt (Pharmaceutical Biology 37(Supplement):55–68. 1999, 1999)
      This paper describes the Costa Rican International Collaborative Biodiversity Group (ICBG), which was designed to introduce insects and other arthropods as a source of pharmaceutical compounds, and to generate knowledge ...
    • Does a polyphagous caterpillar have the same gut microbiota when feeding on different species of food plants? 

      Sittenfeld Appel, Ana; Uribe Lorío, Lorena; Mora López, Marielos; Nielsen Muñoz, Vanessa; Arrieta Castro, Glen; Janzen, Daniel Hunt (Revista de Biología Tropical 50(2): 547-560, 2002, 2002)
      We used classical culture techniques to explore gut bacteria and changes associated with dietary change in the highly polyphagous, tropical caterpillar Automeris zugana(Saturniidae). Fifty-five third instar wild-caught ...
    • Recolecta de artrópodos para prospección de la biodiversidad en el Área de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica 

      Nielsen Muñoz, Vanessa; Hurtado Hernández, Priscilla; Janzen, Daniel Hunt; Tamayo Castillo, Giselle; Sittenfeld Appel, Ana (Revista de Biología Tropical 52(1): 119-132, 2004, 2004)
      This study describes the results and collection practices for obtaining arthropod samples to be studied as potential sources of new medicines in a bioprospecting effort. From 1994 to 1998, 1800 arthropod samples of 6-10 g ...