The mode of action of juvenile hormone and ecdysone: towards an epi-endocrinological paradigm?


In some insect species, two sites of juvenile hormone (JH) synthesis have been reported: the very well documented corpora allata that secrete JH for "general use", and the reproductive system, in particular the male accessory glands, in which the function of the sometimes huge amounts of JH (e.g. in Hyalophora cecropia) remains to be clarified. A recent… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2013.02.004

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