juvenile hormone epoxide hydrolase
Gene Symbol: juvenile hormone epoxide hydrolase
Description: juvenile hormone epoxide hydrolase
Alias: JHEH, bommo-JHEH, juvenile hormone epoxide hydrolase
Species: domestic silkworm
Hua Jun Y, Fang Z, Awquib S, Malik F, Roy B, Xing Hua L, et al
. Expression pattern of enzymes related to juvenile hormone metabolism in the silkworm, Bombyx mori L. Mol Biol Rep. 2011;38:4337-42 pubmed publisher
..Three key enzymes namely, juvenile hormone esterase (JHE), juvenile hormone epoxide hydrolase (JHEH) and juvenile hormone diol kinase (JHDK) are required for degradation in insects...
Zhou K, Jia N, Hu C, Jiang Y, Yang J, Chen Y, et al
. Crystal structure of juvenile hormone epoxide hydrolase from the silkworm Bombyx mori. Proteins. 2014;82:3224-9 pubmed publisher
Xia Q, Zhou Z, Lu C, Cheng D, Dai F, Li B, et al
. A draft sequence for the genome of the domesticated silkworm (Bombyx mori). Science. 2004;306:1937-40 pubmed
..Our estimated gene count is 18,510, which exceeds the 13,379 genes reported for Drosophila melanogaster. Comparative analyses to fruitfly, mosquito, spider, and butterfly reveal both similarities and differences in gene content. ..
Zhang Q, Xu W, Chen F, Li S. Molecular and biochemical characterization of juvenile hormone epoxide hydrolase from the silkworm, Bombyx mori. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2005;35:153-64 pubmed publisher
One major route of insect juvenile hormone (JH) degradation is epoxide hydration by JH epoxide hydrolase (JHEH). A full-length cDNA (1536 bp) encoding a microsomal JHEH was isolated from the silkworm, Bombyx mori...
Seino A, Ogura T, Tsubota T, Shimomura M, Nakakura T, Tan A, et al
. Characterization of juvenile hormone epoxide hydrolase and related genes in the larval development of the silkworm Bombyx mori. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2010;74:1421-9 pubmed
..They are important in terms of organ-specific regulation and irreversible degradation. In contrast to three JHEH genes (jheh) in Drosophila melanogaster and five jheh in Tribolium castaneum, only one jheh gene has been reported ..