Four-way regulation of mosquito yolk protein precursor genes by juvenile hormone-, ecdysone-, nutrient-, and insulin-like peptide signaling pathways
Hansen, Immo A.
Attardo, Geoffrey M.
Rodriguez, Stacy D.
Drake, Lisa L.
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Frontiers in Physiology,
(issn: 1664-042X, eissn: 1664-042X)
QP1-981 | Review Article | insulin signaling | regulation | insulin | ecdysone | vitellogenesis | Physiology | juvenile hormone | target of rapamycin | yolk proteins | mosquito
Anautogenous mosquito females require a meal of vertebrate blood in order to initiate the production of yolk protein precursors by the fat body. Yolk protein precursor gene expression is tightly repressed in a state-of-arrest before blood meal-related signals activate i...