Four-way regulation of mosquito yolk protein precursor genes by juvenile hormone-, ecdysone-, nutrient-, and insulin-like peptide signaling pathways

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Hansen, Immo A. ; Attardo, Geoffrey M. ; Rodriguez, Stacy D. ; Drake, Lisa L. (2014)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Physiology, volume 5 (issn: 1664-042X, eissn: 1664-042X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fphys.2014.00103/full, doi: 10.3389/fphys.2014.00103, pmc: PMC3960487
  • Subject: 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... View more
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