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Ecdysterone

Known as: Ecdysterone [Chemical/Ingredient], 20-hydroxyecdysone, Crustecdysone 
A steroid hormone that regulates the processes of MOLTING or ecdysis in insects. Ecdysterone is the 20-hydroxylated ECDYSONE.
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
All animals coordinate growth and maturation to reach their final size and shape. In insects, insulin family molecules control… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
Developments during the past 20 years are reviewed for four aspects of crustacean growth. These are the hormonal control of… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The steroid 20-hydroxyecdysone (20E) is the primary regulatory hormone that mediates developmental transitions in insects and… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Molting is elicited by a critical titer of ecdysteroids that includes the principal molting hormone, 20-hydroxyecdysone (20E… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In many sexually mature insects egg production and oviposition are tightly coupled to copulation. Sex-Peptide is a 36-amino-acid… 
Review
1998
Review
1998
Agrochemical research over the last two decades has resulted in the discovery of chemically novel insecticides that mimic the… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
During insect metamorphosis, pulses of the steroid hormone 20-hydroxyecdysone (ecdysone) direct the destruction of obsolete… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The ecdysone agonist RH 5849 (1,2-dibenzoyl-1-tert-butylhydrazine) causes the premature initiation of molting at all stages of… 
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The ovaries of the mosquito Aedes aegypti cultured in vitro secrete material that behaves like ecdysone in a radioimmunoassay…