Pathways & interactions
Crustacean neurohormone, conserved site (IPR018251)
Short name: Crust_neurhormone_CS
Arthropod express a family of neuropeptides [PMID: 8590372] which so far consist of the following types of neurohormones:
- Crustacean hyperglycemic hormone (CHH). CHH is primarily involved in blood sugar regulation, but also plays a role in the control of molting and reproduction.
- Molt-inhibiting hormone (MIH). MIH inhibits Y-organs where molting hormone (ecdysteroid) is secreted. A molting cycle is initiated when MIH secretion diminishes or stops.
- Gonad-inhibiting hormone (GIH), also known as vitellogenesis-inhibiting hormone (VIH) because of its role in inhibiting vitellogenesis in female animals.
- Mandibular organ-inhibiting hormone (MOIH). MOIH represses the synthesis of methyl farnesoate, the precursor of insect juvenile hormone III in the mandibular organ.
- Ion transport peptide (ITP) from locust. ITP stimulates salt and water reabsorption and inhibits acid secretion in the ileum of the locust.
- Caenorhabditis elegans hypothetical protein ZC168.2.
Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.
- PS01250 (CHH_MIH_GIH)