Family

Eclosion hormone (IPR006825)

Short name: Eclosion

Overlapping homologous superfamilies

None.

Family relationships

None.

Description

Eclosion hormone is an insect neuropeptide that triggers the performance of ecdysis behaviour, which causes shedding of the old cuticle at the end of a molt [PMID: 11950244, PMID: 1634328].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0018990 ecdysis, chitin-based cuticle
GO:0007218 neuropeptide signaling pathway

Molecular Function

GO:0008255 ecdysis-triggering hormone activity

Cellular Component

No terms assigned in this category.

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
Pfam
PIRSF
ProDom