Joshua K Young

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Estrogens are known to have an inhibitory effect on food intake in rodents and primates. Decreased estrogen levels that are found for instance in menopausal woman and in ovarectomized rodents result in body weight gain. Estrogen can act both in the periphery and in the central nervous system via at least two different estrogen receptors (alpha and beta). We(More)
Peripheral distribution of the insect juvenile hormones (JHs) requires hemolymph transport proteins. A comparison of three strains of the tobacco hornworm Manduca sexta indicates that hemolymph JH binding protein (hJHBP) levels in the Madison wild-type (Mwt) strain are significantly higher than in the black larval mutant (bl) and Seattle wild-type (Swt)(More)
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