juvenile hormone


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juvenile hormone

n.
Any of several hormones in insects that regulate various physiological processes, especially larval development and reproduction.

juvenile hormone

n
(Biochemistry) a hormone, secreted by insects from a pair of glands behind the brain, that promotes the growth of larval characteristics and inhibits metamorphosis

ju′venile hor′mone


n.
any of a class of insect hormones acting to inhibit the molting of an immature insect into its adult form.
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Juvenile Hormone III is a neuromodulator that has been shown to increase selectivity in phonotactic behavior of female crickets, narrowing phonotactic choices for syllable periods of the calling songs that most closely resemble the natural call of the male.
New synthesis of a stereoisomeric mixture of methyl 12-trishomofarnesoate, a juvenile hormone mimic useful in sericulture by increasing silk production .
2015) A new look at the nature of insect juvenile hormone with particular reference to studies carried out in the Czech Republic.
Mulye and Gordon (1993) also reported that lipid synthesis and catabolism of the fat body was severely impaired in juvenile hormone analogue treated budworms.
This is an insect juvenile hormone, is structurally-related sesquiterpenoids that regulate developmental processes such as metamorphosis and reproduction.
Reproduction and development in insects are based on two main hormones, juvenile hormone (JH) and ecdysteroids (Gade and Hoffman, 2005; Belles and Piulachs, 2015).
These two events are regulated by the steroid 20-hydroxyecdysone, and the sesquiterpenoid juvenile hormone [26].
Recent findings indicate that the juvenile hormone receptor in Daphnia is a complex of two nuclear proteins of the bHLH-PAS family of transcription factors: the methoprene-tolerant receptor (MET) and steroid receptor coactivator (SRC) protein (Miyakawa et al.
The cycle of renewal of the cuticle is controlled by three types of hormones: brain hormone, juvenile hormone, and ecdysteroids, which, in addition, are involved in regulating other mechanisms of development (Nation 2002).
The roles of juvenile hormone, ecdysone and the ovary in the control of Drosophila vitellogenesis.
Juvenile hormone (JH) regulates development and reproductive maturation in insects [1, 2]; therefore, interruption of JH biosynthesis has been considered as a strategy for the development of target-specific insecticides [3].
The main function of the CA is the biosynthesis of juvenile hormone which modulates molt quality (simple or methamorphic) in the larvae and regulates vitellogenesis in the adult insects (Kind el al.

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