Family

Eclosion hormone (IPR006825)

Short name: Eclosion

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
ProDom
PIRSF