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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The report sub-segments the product category into chitin synthesis inhibitors, juvenile hormone analogs and mimics, and anti-juvenile hormone agents.
However, we advising them to use Profen [an insect juvenile hormone analogue that inhibits insect maturation processes] and Marshal chemicals to control the pest."Farmers have been asked to identify the infected plants and alert agricultural officers.
(1995), wherein sex pheromone production was mediated by juvenile hormone in female Agrotis Ipsilon Hufnagel (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
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 ...
(2016) Chemistry of new insect juvenile hormone: Structure determination, structure-activity relationship study, and synthesis.
Mulye and Gordon (1993) also reported that lipid synthesis and catabolism of the fat body was severely impaired in juvenile hormone analogue treated budworms.
pumila essential oil obtained from plants collected in Maria la Baja, Colombia, reveals the predominance of sesquiterpenoids compounds, principally, E-E-10,11-Epoxy farnesenic acid methyl ester (juvenile hormone III, JH III).
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).

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