The steroid insect molting hormone 20-hydroxyecdysone is believed to control critical aspects of development and reproduction through a heterodimeric receptor comprising the Ecdysone Receptor and the Ultraspiracle proteins. Recent findings suggest that other hormones and receptors might also be involved.
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