Ecdysone

Known as: Cholest-7-en-6-one, 2,3,14,22,25-pentahydroxy-, (2beta,3beta,5beta,22R)-, Ecdysone [Chemical/Ingredient], Molting Hormone 
A steroid hormone that regulates the processes of MOLTING or ecdysis in insects.
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2005
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2005
All animals coordinate growth and maturation to reach their final size and shape. In insects, insulin family molecules control… (More)
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2004
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2004
Eukaryotic cells catabolize their own cytoplasm by autophagy in response to amino acid starvation and inductive signals during… (More)
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1999
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1999
Caspases play an essential role in the execution of programmed cell death in metazoans. Although 14 caspases are known in mammals… (More)
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1997
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1997
The steroid hormone ecdysone directs Drosophila metamorphosis via three heterodimeric receptors that differ according to which of… (More)
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1997
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1997
The functions of the ecdysone-induced DHR3 and E75B orphan nuclear receptors in the early stages of Drosophila metamorphosis were… (More)
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1993
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1993
In D. melanogaster a pulse of the steroid hormone ecdysone triggers the larval-to-adult metamorphosis, a complex process in which… (More)
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1993
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1993
ALTHOUGH the biological activity of the insect moulting hormone ecdysone, is manifested through a hormonally regulated… (More)
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1992
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1992
The vertebrate retinoid X receptor (RXR) has been implicated in the regulation of multiple hormonal signaling pathways through… (More)
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1991
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1991
The steroid hormone ecdysone triggers coordinate changes in Drosophila tissue development that result in metamorphosis. To… (More)
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1977
Highly Cited
1977
A temperature-sensitive lethal mutant of Drosophila melanogaster called ecd(1) becomes deficient in ecdysone, as measured by a… (More)
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