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Characterization of the insect cuticle sclerotization hormone bursicon and bursicon-regulated genes in the house fly Musca domestica
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Bursicon is a neurohormone that regulates the cuticle sclerotization and wing expansion process in insects. Bursicon is a heterodimeric cystine knot protein containing two subunits, burs [alpha] and burs [beta], which are ...