Insect physiology: The emerging story of ecdysis

Sharon Hesterlee, David B. Morton

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The discovery of a new insect peptide hormone that triggers ecdysis - shedding of an old cuticle - has revealed hidden layers of intricacy about an insect behavior previously thought to be mediated by a single neuropeptide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)648-650
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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