The juvenile hormones: historical facts and speculations on future research directions.

@article{Gilbert2000TheJH,
  title={The juvenile hormones: historical facts and speculations on future research directions.},
  author={Lawrence I. Gilbert and Noelle Audrey Granger and Robert M. Roe},
  journal={Insect biochemistry and molecular biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={30 8-9},
  pages={617-44}
}
In all of endocrinology there is no more wondrous name for a hormone than the insect juvenile hormone (JH). Could V.B. Wigglesworth have predicted some six decades ago that his term “juvenile hormone” would offer promise of immortal youth to the aged, the expectation of a bloom of dollars to agrochemical concerns, and the hope of solutions to basic problems by developmental biologists and entomologists. The aged have been disappointed and the high expectations of commercial firms have not been… CONTINUE READING

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