MOIHMandibular Organ Inhibiting Hormone
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1998b) present a strong case that MF is the direct hormonal agent controlling metamorphosis; the arguments are particularly convincing when coupled with the identification of an eyestalk-related MOIH, In relation to these studies, the present work clearly indicates that MIF, be it MF or some other factor, controls metamorphosis directly and that the relationship between morphogenesis and molting is not one that affects molt timing but one that affects hormonal activation of the remodeling process itself.