Juvenile hormone signaling during oogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster.

  title={Juvenile hormone signaling during oogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster.},
  author={Edward B. Dubrovsky and Veronica A. Dubrovskaya and Edward M. Berger},
  journal={Insect biochemistry and molecular biology},
  volume={32 11},
Juvenile hormone (JH) participates both in the control of insect development and the establishment of reproductive maturity. In cultured Drosophila cells and in ovarian nurse cells, JH and its synthetic analog, methoprene, induce the expression of two related genes. These genes encode highly similar amino acid transport proteins that are homologous to transporters found in a variety of eukaryotes. JhI-21 is a novel Drosophila gene, and minidiscs (mnd) is a gene that was identified earlier. Two… CONTINUE READING